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Nubian (Pan-Grave)
Pan-Grave Period
About 2200–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 92

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 3.5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1554

Medium or Technique

Chert

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Polished chert rubber for grinding cosmetics.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/92). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia