Pierced mud ball

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Magazine W I

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 2.1 x 2.25 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1250.2

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Roughly shaped cylinder of mud, pierced; possibly and loom weight or bead.

Provenance

From Semna, Magazine W I, debris. 1928: 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