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This flat scraper like object is thin and roughly oval. The body of the fabric is reddish-brown.

Provenance

From Wadi Alaqi (ASN113/2/3). 1911. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 4 x 1.8 cm (2 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

113/2/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment