Scribe's pestle

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room CCXLI

Dimensions

Other: 4 x 2.9 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2233

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Stone pestle - black-brown coloring, cylinder, one end flat, one end round

Provenance

From Semna, fort, Room CCXLI. 1924: 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