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Glass convex oval

Double convex oval of solid clear glass set in bronze with loops on either end. iridescent glass.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 145. 1922: 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-537h

Medium or Technique

Glass, bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment