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Ball of plaster

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aritenyesbokhe
A.D. 175–190


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N. XXX

Dimensions

diameter 3.2 cm

Accession Number

21.12371

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Plaster ball, flattened on one end.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXX. 1921: 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