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Rubbing stone

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Fine smooth egg-shaped rubbing stone.

Provenance

From Kerma, room L. .1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of ine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Kerma, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4062

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household