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Rubbing or grinding stone

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid II

Dimensions

6.3 x 5.6 x 2.2 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12153

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Flat: corners rounded off, found just inside chamber B

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid II. 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