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Fragments

a - small fragment of blackware cup, polished inside and out. b - small fragment of red-bodied blue-glazed faience c - fragment of gold foil d - small chip of colorless glass

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, N.VI A (debris)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Begarawiyeh (Meroe), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 2.2 x 0.3 cm (1 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.) - a Overall: 1.9 x 1.9 x 1.2 cm (3/4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in.) - b Overall: 1.3 x 1.8 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 11/16 x 1/8 in.) - d

Accession Number

21-12-13a-d

Medium or Technique

Pottery, faience, gold, glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments