Foundation deposit tablet-- model pestle

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Sudan, Meroe, Meroe, Beg. W. 477

Dimensions

Other: 5.4 x 3.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-683i

Medium or Technique

Yellow sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Model mortar and pestle, yellow sandstone, as 23-3-684 (f and g) below.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 477, March, 1923: 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