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Playing piece

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid II

Dimensions

1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12135

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Playing piece “marble” yellowish. Thieves debris in A.

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid II. 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