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Two blue glaze quartzite pebbles.


From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus 11. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Height x width x thickness: 2.9 x 2.35 x 1.9 cm (1 1/8 x 15/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glazed quartzite


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown