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Scribe's pestle

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Room 110

Dimensions

Other: 3.6 x 2.5 cm (1 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

29.2284

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Cylindrical shaped pestle, round top, flat bottom.

Provenance

From Uronarti, room 110, 1929: 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