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Fragment of a bowl

Nubian
Meroitic Period
99–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 2

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 4.5 x 0.2 x 7.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

24.3461

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a bowl with two surface chips, fine opaque red glass, green patination,

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 2. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date June 12, 2008)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition