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Possibly a polishing stone.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXII (Akhrasen). 1918: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Malewiebamani, 463–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 7.5 x 1.2--2.7 cm (2 15/16 x 1/2--1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.955

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment