Recreational game pieces

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 86

Accession Number

21.12079.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

b) 2 lenticular (?) shaped, each worked with a circle ‘o’ on top. One light greenish blue glaze, the other yellowish on the outside (perhaps red body paste like pendants 21-2-270)

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 86, 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