Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, northeast foundation deposit
Overall: 17.2 x 16 cm (6 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mortar shaped grinding stone of rough gray conglomorate, slightly hollow on top.
From Nuri, pyramid VIII, northeast foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition