Fragments of glass paste

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XV, room A

Dimensions

Thickness: approximately 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1789

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four fragments of green glass paste.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of king Shabaka), room A. 1919: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition