Ration token

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Fort Room 5

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 3.7 x 6.1 x 12.7 cm (1 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

24.748

Medium or Technique

Wood and painted plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Ration token bearing hieroglyphic inscription, including the number 60. Hole vertically through center.

Provenance

From Uronarti, Room 5. 1924: 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