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Vessel fragments

A] Red bowl fragment including rim and shoulder B] lump of opaque orange-red glass C] fragment of clear green glass (from vase or bottle) D] opaque yellow and blue fragment; bends at nearly a right angle Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. XI: 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,

Findspot

Beg. N. XI, Meroe, Sudan

Accession Number

21-3-363a-d

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels