Pierced mud balls

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, East West Cross street

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 2.5 x 3.4 cm (1 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2088

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

11 mud balls, pierced, roughly cylindrical, smallest not pierced.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, East West Cross street. 1924: 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