110 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 145
5.9 x 2.3 x 0.6 cm (2 5/16 x 7/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Six fragments of millefiori glass inlay pieces, two of which fit together. They are parts of wings, probably either of a sun disc of figure of Isis. They are all patinated and the colors are faded.
From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 145, 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition