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Glass fragments

Orange glass paste inlay; looks like a fancy letter J- curved at one end. Complete and in good condition.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 6. 1921: 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 Amanishakhete, 26–20 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

.3 cm thk.

Accession Number

21-3-712c

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments