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Ration token bearing hieroglyphic inscription, including the number 60. Hole vertically through center.


From Uronarti, Room 5. 1924: 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, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.


Uronarti Island, Halfa Province, Egypt


Height x width x length: 3.7 x 6.1 x 12.7 cm (1 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 5 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wood and painted plaster


The Ancient World


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