Mud disc

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, W 378, debris

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 3.3 x 1.9 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1348

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Thick disc-shaped object made of mud.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, W 378, debris. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition