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Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Room 42

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 4 cm (13/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1673

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Conical object, flattened on one side, grooved around its length, cord fragment adhering in groove

Provenance

From Uronarti, Room 42. 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