Model bottle

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B902, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 13.1 x 7.8 cm (5 3/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2156.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of two complete and two incomplete pointed bottle models. Bluish-white body, blue-green glaze, roughly hand-modeled.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Gebel Barkal, B902 debris. 1920: 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