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Millefiore bowl

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W179

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 9 cm (1 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-427

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Yellow, blue, green, and purple flowers in a ground of purple with white spots. About half complete with all of base and part of rim. In bad condition, very friable and with some efflorescence? Joined with 22-2-562b.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W179. 1922: 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