Palette or sharpening stone

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1047:2

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 1.3 x 11.4 cm (1 15/16 x 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4059

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rough black stone palette.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1047:2. 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