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Nine cone shaped, eight disc shaped small mud game pieces, and one faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Nubia KM17x. 1915 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.7 x 1.3 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-331

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment