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Millefiore vessel fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. N. VI

Accession Number

21-3-712p

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four small pieces of millefiore glass; dark purple or black with yellow and gray decoration. One piece is a rim and another a shoulder. [The rim piece is pictured in negative B5395; a print of this is labeled with field numbers and attributes it to 21-3-711]
Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. VI

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition