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Glass fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanishakhete
26–20 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid 6

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.9 cm (13/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-712n

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of opaque black glass with traces of gilding

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 6. 1921: 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