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Rubbing stone

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid IX, southwest (29) foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 13.8 x 21.8 cm (2 3/16 x 5 7/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-651

Medium or Technique

Conglomorate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rubbing stone.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid IX, southwest (29) foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition