Glass fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Natakamani
0–A.D. 20


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 22

Accession Number

22-1-129b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Millefiore glass shards with black, green, yellow designs (dots, rosettes and swirls mainly). One piece with it was marked 22-1-134a, which is an incorrect number. It is actually 22-1-134b.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 22. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition