Mortar

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Egypt, Kerma, 440 #1

Dimensions

Other: 16.5 x 12 x 1.6 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1657

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Mottled black and white stone palette, oval form, cavity worn on one face.

Provenance

From Kerma, 440 #1. January 1914. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition