Fragment of inlay

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Naldamak
56–43 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.8 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm (5/16 x 5/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-72

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Glass inlay, green, yellow and blue, made in large strips with divisions for breaking into squares.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VI; 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