Stone weight for weighing gold
Middle Kingdom to early New Kingdom
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Fort Room 5
Height x length x width: 4.2 x 3.2 x 1.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
Stone. Bears inscription “Gold, 6”.
From Uronarti Island, Halfa Province. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition