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Polished natural pebble

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 500. 1916: 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,

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

4.4 x 2.3 x 2.4 cm (1 3/4 x 7/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-207

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products