Scribe's pestle

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, room 84 debris

Dimensions

Other: 4.5 x 5.9 cm (1 3/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2240

Medium or Technique

Schist

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Pestle - cylindrical shape, round on top, flat bottom.

Provenance

From Uronarti, room 84 debris. 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