Small pilgrim flask

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W698

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 10.5 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3253

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Meroe, W698. 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 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition