Border inlays

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., N5 A thieves debris inside door

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 1.7 x 0.7 cm (3/16 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21-12-49b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Two floral border pieces, white ground with blue and red alternating rosettes.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., N5 A thieves debris inside door. 1921: 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