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Glass inlays

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg., Beg. XIII, original filling of stairway

Accession Number

22-1-46b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Several small chips of transparent amber glass with white veins. Also a tiny piece of gold foil, chips of other glass inlays in black, red and greenish-blue. One white stick of inlay (or bangle?) with blue and red rosettes has a note.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. XIII, original filling of stairway

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition