Bottle

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Kerma, K37

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4027

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat, square shape with handles, heavy patina. Badly warped in firing.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave K37. March, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition