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Bottle fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W610 debris

Accession Number

24.3308

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This fragment is the top portion of a bottle of light redware, consisting of a highly constricted folded rim and 2 small loop handles (one mostly broken off and missing).

Provenance

From Meroe, W610. 1923: 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 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition