Inlay fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 18 (Shebitku)

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.1 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2495

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Rectangular inlay of blue glass paste.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (Shebitku). 1919: 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