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Game pieces

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 109

Dimensions

1 x 2 cm (3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12072

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

convex, round, incised design, broken convex, round design trace, many fragments of ivory. a. button piece, b. broken button piece, c. fragment stick playing piece

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 109. 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