Ball

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.) diameter

Accession Number

11.1016

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

One ball of light yellowish color, veined with brown; good condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed). Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition