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Wooden cutting board(?)

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Wooden board with marks that indicate it may have been used as a cutting surface.

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus III, 4. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 28.4 x 7.1 cm (11 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1345

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment