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Vessel fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Akinidad
84–69 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR II

Dimensions

4.5 x 1.9 x .9 cm (1 3/4 x 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-180

Medium or Technique

Transparent blue glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment very translucent blue bit of rim–vertical relief rib on side

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR II; 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