Glass fragments

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
1st century


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 4.5 cm - 1.5 cm

Accession Number

21.11757

Medium or Technique

Glass, painted

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Eleven pieces (and many small chips) of a dark blue clear glass vessel painted with designs in gold: warrior with shield; head of lion; hind legs of another; part of lozenge border.

One additional piece found separately labeled 21-12-52; blue with traces of gold gilding.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: Beg. N 5: Prince Arikankharer (25-41 A.D.). 21-12-47c., 52, 70 f.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition