Bottle

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gamai

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 6.5 cm (7 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3301

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bottle with perforated base, type XVI, hard red brown ware, red wash, rim chipped

Provenance

From Gamai. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition