Round balls

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1805/54

Accession Number

14.1112

Medium or Technique

Hematite, faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Ten round rough natural hematite balls. One small green faience ball. One green faience corrugated ball. None of the balls are peirced.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1805/54. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition