Military ration token

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat III
1844–1797 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Fort, Room 5

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

24.733

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Slightly concavo-convex. Number cut on concave face, appears to be 50. Hole in center.

Provenance

From Uronarti Island, Halfa Province. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition