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Palette or sharpening stone

Rectangular; rough. Black stone.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1044:14. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Egypt

Accession Number

13.4060

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment