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Stone ball -- grinding stone

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Almost spherical grinding stone

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between D500 and circ. wall B1000. 1916: 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

Gebel Barkal, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-279

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household