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Foundation deposit tablet-- model pestle

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Model mortar and pestle, yellow sandstone, as 23-3-684 (f and g) below.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 477, March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 593–510 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Other: 5.4 x 3.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-683i

Medium or Technique

Yellow sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits