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Bottle-shaped vessel

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Provenance

From Meroe, tomb 146, no. 8, Feb. 1922. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 90 B.C.–A.D. 40

Object Place

Begrawiya, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14.1 x 9.3 cm (5 9/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.950

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels