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Ration token or tally(?)

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, West wall St. South debris

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.5 x 3.8 x 1.0 cm (2 3/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1633

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Small, flat, rectangular stone with rounded top, possibly used as ration or food token(?).

Provenance

From Uronarti, West wall St. South debris. 1928: 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