about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1015
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a fragment of a rectangular grinding palette of a black stone. One side is smoothed to a flatter surface than the opposite. The rougher side has traces of red and white residues.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1015. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: September 19, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition