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Cylindrical shape, round top, flat bottom.

Provenance

From Semna, fort, room S CCXXX. 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: 3.1 x 2.9 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2211

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making