Bottle

Nubian
Meroitic Period
315–170 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 148

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.6 x 4.2 cm (4 3/16 x 1 5/8 in.) 10.5 x 4 cm (4 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.) D. (neck) 2cm

Accession Number

24.894

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bottle, thick green glass. Long necked; heavily patinated. Upper part missing.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 148. Feb. 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