Alabastron

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Beg. W 5

Dimensions

19.1 x Rim 5.1 cm (7 1/2 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-150

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Perfect, but in poor condition.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 5. January, 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