Gaming piece

Nubian or Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S523

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.3 x 1.0 x 1.1 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-225c

Medium or Technique

Quartz (?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

One oblong gaming piece of white stone.

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