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Fragment of grinding stone (?)

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI, southwest (4) foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8.7 x 25.3 cm (3 1/4 x 3 7/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-432

Medium or Technique

Conglomorate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Brown stone.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI, southwest (4) foundation deposit. 1917: 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