Scribes pestle

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, E. Wall St. N

Dimensions

Other: 4 x 2.2 cm (1 9/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2317

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Cylindrical shape, round top, flat bottom.

Provenance

From Uronarti, E. Wau St. 16. 1929: 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