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Rubbing stone

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Small round rubbing stone, rounded bottom, flat top, much worn. Joins with 29.1207a.


From Semna, in debris of room under magazines 288, 287, 286, 299, 298, 290. February, 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.


Semna, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 2.8 x 2.7 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black granite


The Ancient World


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