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Gray granite. Rectangular. Central sinkage slightly worn. Edges chipped. Beveled sides.

Provenance

From Semna, E of Room ab under adjoining wall. January, 1928: 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 6 x 9.3 cm (2 3/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1208

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Writing