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Glass paste object

Circular object of green glass paste.


From el-Kurru, grave 52. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy)–Shabaka, 743–698 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)


el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass paste


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown