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Faience cylinder

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S523

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.5 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2001

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

A “button;” a cylinder with concave sides; game piece?

Provenance

From Semna, S523. 1924: 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