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Fragments of gold and glass

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Sabrakamani
275–263 B.C.


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

Dimensions

23.5 x 7 x 1.5 cm (9 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2551

Medium or Technique

Gold/glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four rectangular tablets of gold, red glass paste, green glass paste and blue glass paste.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VII; 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