Recreational playing stones
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 86
jasper: 2.3x2.0x1.7/ cornelian: 2.7x2.2x1.8 / opaque: 2.4x2.2x1.8
Medium or Technique
Jasper, cornelian, stone
Not On View
Five playing stones, well polished. 2 green jasper, 1 cornelian or apate, 2 opaque stones.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition