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Pierced mud balls

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Two large crude ball beads; oval-shaped.

Provenance

From Semna, Room C under Taharqa's Temple . 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

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Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 2.0 x 4.6 cm (13/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1164

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown