Pebble

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 217

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2899

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Spherical pebble with a hole in one side.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 217. 1919: 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