Recreational piece - ball
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
487–463 B.C. (?)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 81
diameter 1.4 cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Small ball (playing piece), roughly spherical (glazed), hard, fine-grained, opaque, white stone (alabaster?).
From Beg. South, Pyramid 81, 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition