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Palette or sharpening stone

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Kerma, K1044:14.

Dimensions

Other: L 11.3 x W 4.1 x Th 1.2 cm (4 7/16 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4060

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular; rough. Black stone.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1044:14. 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