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Disc shaped inlay

Opaque, dark blue disc. Back side coated with resin or bitumen as an adhesive? Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. XVI

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Beg. N. XVI, Meroe, Sudan

Dimensions

D=3.2 cm Thickness=ca 1 cm including substance on back.

Accession Number

21.12408

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments