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Gaming piece

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Chamber E S509

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 3.75 x 1.1 cm (1 1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1942

Medium or Technique

Redware pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

A disc-shaped gaming piece in straw-mashed redware.

Provenance

From Semna, Chamber ES509. 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