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Border inlays

Egyptian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., N5 A debris

Accession Number

21.12451

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of marbleized inlay with registers of green and blue alternating with red and yellow striped bands with white spots.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., N5 A debris. 1921: 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