Fragment of green glass vessel

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Yetavetay
56–43 B.C.


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

Dimensions

6.8 x 3.9 x .27 cm (2 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-172

Medium or Technique

Green glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment thick, transparent green glass, many air bubbles, flattened, round-bottomed vessel.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR I; 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