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Ration token or tally(?)

Small, flat, rectangular stone with rounded top, possibly used as ration or food token(?).

Provenance

From Uronarti, West wall St. South debris. 1928: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.5 x 3.8 x 1.0 cm (2 3/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1633

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment