Rubbing stone

Nubian
Napatan Period
322–315 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyr XIII

Dimensions

13 x 5.2 x 2 cm (5 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-427

Medium or Technique

White sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rubbing stone, oval flat bottom, copper stains at one end, broken. Traces of red stain.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; Pyramid XIII; 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