Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B514
Other: 5.6 x 4 x 2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Dark green gray stone
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Rectilinear fragment with two worked surfaces forming an edge. Two perpendicular, deeply incised lines on worked surface. Other worked surface is part of bottom. Same unusual material surface is dark green gray color often with a crackled texture. All incised marks are very finely executed and very crisp.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B514. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition