Stone weight for weighing gold
Middle Kingdom to early New Kingdom
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Fort Room 5
Height x length x width: 5.8 x 4.3 x 2.4 cm (2 5/16 x 1 11/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Limestone. Bears inscription “Gold, 9”.
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