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Balls

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 145

Dimensions

Largest: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Smallest: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5236

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

This is a group of four chick-pea-sized reddish balls which are not bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 145.1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition