Stone weight for weighing gold
Middle Kingdom to early New Kingdom
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Fort Room 5
Height x length x width: 4.2 x 3 x 2.1 cm (1 5/8 x 1 3/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stone. Bears inscription “Gold, 5”.
From Uronarti Island, Halfa Province. 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: May 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition