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Military ration token

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Slightly concave-convex. Inscription on concave face giving date, year 23 Amenemhat III and the number 70. "Ded" sign in black ink; on reverse "Nofer" sign.

Provenance

From Uronarti Island, Halfa Province. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, 1844–1797 B.C.

Findspot

Uronarti, Halfa, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.732

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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