Circular stone with dice spots

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXX, room A

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.6 cm x 0.4 cm (5/8 in. x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-148

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

A circular stone object with eight incised dots.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), room A. 1918: 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