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Mottled black and white stone palette, oval form, cavity worn on one face.

Provenance

From Kerma, 440 #1. January 1914. 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, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 16.5 x 12 x 1.6 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1657

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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