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Fragment of green glass vessel

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

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

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels