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Sides flat; not hollow; one side discolored by the black lead which has been rubbed on.

Provenance

From Kerma, 1805-26. 1914: 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,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 14.0 x 8.0 x 1.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1111

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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