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Pounder

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An oval pounder with roughly flat top and bottom surfaces, each with circular concavity in the middle.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 904. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 12.2 x 9.5 x 6.8 cm (4 13/16 x 3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-417c

Medium or Technique

Iron stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment