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Grinding stone fragment


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Room 801


Other: 10.4 x 12.8 x 2.4 cm (4 1/8 x 5 1/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Red sandstone

Not On View


The Ancient World


Tools and equipment

Roughly triangular fragment of grinding stone.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 801. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition