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Bottle fragments

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 251; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

D: 2.0 Tk: 0.6

Accession Number

23-1-209a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three fragments of translucide green and opaqe yellow glass, the latter fused into the former in streaks and patches. Two of the fragments, semi circular has neck of bottle, other fragment is cone shaped with hole through center of clear green

Provenance

From Meroe, W 251. February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition