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Rubbing stone

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Nodular rubbing stone.

Provenance

From Semna S553 12 Dynasty level. 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

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 3.4 x 6.6 x 2.5 cm (1 5/16 x 2 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.2060

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment