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Vessel fragment

Fragment of rim of cup (similar in form to 16-2-116, but no trace of filaments). Finely polished ipaque red glass with orange eye marks

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)

Accession Number

16-2-117

Medium or Technique

Opaque red glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels