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Border inlays

Fragment of marbleized inlay with registers of green and blue alternating with red and yellow striped bands with white spots.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., N5 A debris. 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

Egyptian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.12451

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments