Inlay piece

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. N. VII

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) at greatest diameter

Accession Number

21.12463.3

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Dark blue inlay piece; flattened ball shape. Unregistered.
Several strips of dark blue glass inlay in different widths. Found with a tag identifying them as 21-12-103d, which is transparent blue glass.
Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. VII

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition