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Pinkish quartz. Oval. No signs of wear. Edges chipped. Paint palette?

Provenance

From Semna, under Taharka Temple debris Room W. 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 8 x 10.8 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.1209

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Writing