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Glass fragment

Small fragment of patinated glass, slightly curved on bottom section.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 501. 1920; 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, Napatan period to Meroitic Period, 750 B.C.–A.D. 339

Dimensions

L x W x Th. 1.9 x 1.55 x 0.2 cm (3/4 x 5/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2352

Medium or Technique

Glass, black and green mottled, blue inside

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified