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Fragment of inlay

Glass inlay, green, yellow and blue, made in large strips with divisions for breaking into squares.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VI; 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 Naldamak, 56–43 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.8 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm (5/16 x 5/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-72

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments