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Playing piece, marble?

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanishakhete
26–20 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid 6

Dimensions

d 14.0

Accession Number

21.12320

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Light gray body, no glaze left. Broken, incomplete “marble” shape.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 2. 1921: 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