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Inlay fragment

Corner fragment of a blue glass inlay.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, between Ku. 8 (Tomb of Kashta) and enclosing wall. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: January 5, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Kashta, 750–743 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 4 x 0.3 cm (1 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1820

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments