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Vessel fragment

Fragment of a rim (belongs perhaps to 16-2-104); Finely polished opaque red cut glass, pale greenish patina

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR IV; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 99–84 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-115

Medium or Technique

Opaque Red Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels