Stone ball -- grinding stone

Nubian


Findspot: Egypt, Gebel Barkal, between D500 and circ. wall B1000

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-279

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Almost spherical grinding stone

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between D500 and circ. wall B1000. 1916: 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