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Conical object

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K V

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.7 x 3.3 cm (1 7/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1165

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

White sandstone. Conical cylinder with top broken off. Flat under surface inscribed with a deeply incised cross.

Provenance

From Kerma K V. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition