Pierced mud balls

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room C under Taharqa's Temple

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 2.0 x 4.6 cm (13/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1164

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Two large crude ball beads; oval-shaped.

Provenance

From Semna, Room C under Taharqa's Temple . 1928: 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