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Fragment of glass

Nubian
Meroitic Period
263–248 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VIII

Dimensions

4 x 0.9 x 0.35 cm (1 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3021.3

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Roughly rectangular rod of opaque green glass, slightly tapering in width and thickness.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VIII; 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