Napatan Period, reign of King Amtalqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid IX F.D. "NW" corner
Other: 24.7 x 13.4 x 6.7 cm (9 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hematite conglomerate stone
Not On View
A large grinding palette with one flat top surface. The stone has a reddish color on the underside.
From Nuri, Pyramid IX F.D. "NW" corner. 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition