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Inlay piece

Dark blue inlay piece; flattened ball shape. Unregistered. Several strips of dark blue glass inlay in different widths. Found with a tag identifying them as 21-12-103d, which is transparent blue glass. Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. VII

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Beg. N. VII, Meroe, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) at greatest diameter

Accession Number

21.12463.3

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments