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Large grinding stone

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani), SE foundation deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 28, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 43 x 21.4 x 10.5 cm (16 15/16 x 8 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.5380

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits