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Plaque or inlay fragment

Fragment of blue glass from a plaque or inlay.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid XVII. 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), 743–712 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2165

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment