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Game pieces (?)

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 593

Dimensions

2.6 x 0.8 cm (1 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-421d

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Discs with incised pattern, two complete and fragments

Provenance

From Beg. West 593. 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