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Glass inlays

Many fragments of glass rings in a vareity of colors; white, yellow, red, dark blue, light blue, light blue-green, dark blue-green. Fancier varieties have millefiore technique designs in blue/black, white/black, green/black/white, white/red/blue. Colors are separated out into linen bundles.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. XIII, original filling of stairway

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Beg., Meroe, Sudan

Accession Number

22-1-46

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments