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Bottle

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), S. 85

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 15 cm (9 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-3-826b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of two broken bottles with pointed base, fine red polish. Reconstructed.

Provenance

From Meroe, S. 85. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition