Scribe's pestle

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Room 83

Dimensions

Other: 3.2 x 2.4 cm (1 1/4 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1775

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Pestle - cylindrical, one end flat, one round.

Provenance

From Uronarti, room 83. 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