Rubbing stone (?)

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Trench 1, H, south, in debris about -50 cm

Dimensions

Width x length: 3.5 x 6.8 cm (1 3/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4043

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Semicircular.

Provenance

From Kerma, Trench 1, H, south, in debris about -50 cm. 1913: 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