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Fragments of gold and glass

Four rectangular tablets of gold, red glass paste, green glass paste and blue glass paste.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VII; 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 Sabrakamani, 275–263 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

23.5 x 7 x 1.5 cm (9 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2551

Medium or Technique

Gold/glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments