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Stone object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
probably 555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Coptic walls above pyramid XLV

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 10 x 3.5 cm (3 15/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-1018

Medium or Technique

Haematite(?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Possibly a rubbing stone.

Provenance

From Nuri, coptic walls above pyramid XLV (Tagtal?). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition