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Stone rubber

Rubber upper surfice polished, bottom rough

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 503 1923: 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, 712–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.8 x 4.5 x 8.5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-81

Medium or Technique

White quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment