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Stone, upper end square and pierced for suspension. Traces of red color.

Provenance

From Kerma 1805-46. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1651

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment