Pounder

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Trench E

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-132a

Medium or Technique

Brown granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

This is a roughly spherical pounder with 3 flattened surfaces.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Trench E. 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