Rubbing stone

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, in debris of room under magazines 288, 287, 286,

Dimensions

Other: 2.8 x 2.7 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1207b

Medium or Technique

Black granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Small round rubbing stone, rounded bottom, flat top, much worn. Joins with 29.1207a.

Provenance

From Semna, in debris of room under magazines 288, 287, 286, 299, 298, 290. February, 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