Pierced mud mass

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S47

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.7 x 3.0 cm (11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2077.1

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

One oblong mass of mud; pierced; bead or weight?

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, S47. 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