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Vessel fragment

Small fragment of glass, probably from a vessel - greenish-translucent body, both sides with heavy white patina which is speckled with gray on convex surface and a pearly iridescent color on concave surface.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: 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, reign of unknown ruler, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.6 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-488c

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels