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Stone. Hard dark brown translucent stone. Bulbous end. Perfect. (The pot has the same field number but we are not supposed to have it here)

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 280. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1161

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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