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Pebbles

16 shaped and rounded quartz and other stone pebbles. Some highly polished.

Provenance

From Semna, West bank, under Taharqat Room "q". 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

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Largest: 1.7 x 2.2 x 1 cm (11/16 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1178

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products