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Grinding stone fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, no. 514 foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 14 x 4 cm (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-285b

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

This is a fragment of a grinding stone. It is slightly concave on one face.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, no. 514 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