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Foundation deposit: model pestle

Nubian
Meroitic Period
487–405 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 466

Dimensions

4.7 x 1.5 x 0.9 cm (1 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-679d

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Model pestle.

Provenance

From Beg. West 466 March 1923: 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