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Irregular fragment of gray slate. Smooth top and bottom surfaces.

Provenance

From Semna, rubbish in Nile Street S. 1924: 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

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 2.5 x 9.2 cm (1 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1920

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Writing