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Playing piece, flat slab, roughly rectangular with rounded edges, worked edges.

Provenance

From Kumma, St. W, K IV. 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,

Findspot

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 3 x 3.7 x 0.8 cm (1 3/16 x 1 7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-2-435c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational