User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragments of glass paste

Four fragments of green glass paste.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of king Shabaka), room A. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: approximately 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1789

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments