Spherical stone objects
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Mortuary Chapel (Grave 501)
Diameter: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Twelve stone spheres, dull red with white striations.
From Nubia, Nuri, Mortuary chapel (Grave 501). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition