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Vessel fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of unknown ruler
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

0.6 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-488c

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small fragment of glass, probably from a vessel - greenish-translucent body, both sides with heavy white patina which is speckled with gray on convex surface and a pearly iridescent color on concave surface.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 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