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Palette or sharpening stone

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Rough black stone palette.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1047:2. 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, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 1.3 x 11.4 cm (1 15/16 x 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4059

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment