Flask

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Shablul, Tomb G 30 B.

Dimensions

Height: 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1105

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Glass vessel round body, narrow neck, flaring rim. Encrusted with debris, contents.

Provenance

From Shablul, tomb G. 30 B. 1907: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1907-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange