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Game piece

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 9.8 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 3 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-375

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

4 fragments of broken ivory rod one end carved with incised lines, other end tapering

Provenance

From Beg. West 609, no. 9, March 1923: 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