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Inlay

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. N. V

Accession Number

21-12-48a-e

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Inlays of various colors.
A] three red “bird” shaped pieces and several irregular pieces
B] four orange triangles, two bars
C] miscellaneous greenish-blue fragments, inlcuding one circular piece with a red bead set into it (broken in two pieces)
D] miscellaneous dark blue fragments, including one complete Djed pillar type piece, and two anvil types
E] one white arm shaped piece, complete
Not listed: several bar shaped two-tone pieces, white bars, blue-gray fragments and a paisley shape, one small piece of pottery.
Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. V

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition