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Small tall slender shouldered bottle

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This small bottle, of tall slender proportions, has gradual shoulders, a long narrow neck, and a flaring rim with very slight exterior recurve. The lower body narrows, likely originally having been conical with a pointed base (or coming to a rounded point). The lower body, however, has broken...

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Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 34 (tomb of Queen Henutirdis). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 5, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef, 404–396 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 15.1 cm (7 1/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4795

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels