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Rubbing stone

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 134

Dimensions

2.4 x 4.3 x 8.2 cm (15/16 x 1 11/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12216

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Pinkish-white irregular oval, one side smooth, the other side rough.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 134. 1921: 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