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Rubbing or grinding stone

Flat: corners rounded off, found just inside chamber B

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid II. 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, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 315–270 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

6.3 x 5.6 x 2.2 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12153

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment