Game pieces

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Nubia (Sudan), KM17, x

Dimensions

1.7 x 1.3 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-331

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Nine cone shaped, eight disc shaped small mud game pieces, and one faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Nubia KM17x. 1915 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition