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Stone object

Nubian
Meroitic Period
468–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 438

Dimensions

6.35 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm (2 1/2 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-273d

Medium or Technique

Yellow Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Petal shaped stone whetter (?) inlay (?); flat on both sides

Provenance

From Beg. West 438. 1923: 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