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Bottle with perforated base, type XVI, hard red brown ware, red wash, rim chipped

Provenance

From Gamai. 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 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Gamai, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 6.5 cm (7 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3301

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels