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Glass fragments

Fragments of thin, light green glass with banded decoration on side of some pieces; possibly from a small vessel.


Sudan: Meroe Beg. N. II 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, 203–186 B.C.


Meroë, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Light green glass paste


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments