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Gaming pieces

There plaster playing pieces and fragment of others, white and hollow.

Provenance

From Semna, Room A, S. 515. 1924: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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 1.8 cm (7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1946

Medium or Technique

Plaster, or faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational