Weights (?)

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Room 50

Dimensions

Other(1): 1.8 x 2.2 x 3.1 cm, 33.5 gm (11/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/4 in., 0.1 lb.) Other(2): 1.7 x 3 x 3.5 cm, 27.8 gm (11/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/8 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

28.1700

Medium or Technique

1: Sandstone; 2: Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

1: Roughly rectangular stone
2: Thick flat roughly ovoid stone

Provenance

From Uronarti, Room 50. 1928: 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