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Fine-grained rubbing stone

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A purplish-red rubbing stone with an oval hollow.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), room A. 1917: 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 Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 7.0 x 5.2 x 1.25 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-14

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking