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Border inlays

One floral border piece, red ground with white and black 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 2.6 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21-12-49c

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments