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Glass fragment from bottle

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of unknown ruler
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

1.02 x 1.85 cm (3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-489b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of glass, probably from the rim of a bottle - translucent green body covered completely (breaks and all) with white patina.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition