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Game pieces

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

0.5 cm (3/16 in.) dia 2.5

Accession Number

23-3-398

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

16 Discs, convex and fragments of more, incised markings. Pieces associated with 23-3-375

Provenance

From Beg. West 609, March 1923: 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