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"Marble" playing piece

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhabale
50–40 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, (Sudan), Meroe, BEG N2

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12300

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

“Marble” playing piece, badly worn

Provenance

Meroe BEG N2. 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