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Glass inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 551

Dimensions

L x W x Th. 4.05 x 2.05 x .2 cm (1 5/8 x 13/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-4-2

Medium or Technique

Glass, translucent dark blue

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified

Flat, thin blue glass in the shape of an outstretched wing. An inlay (?).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 551, I,3. 1920; 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