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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1924.76
Title
Jug
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
3rd-4th century CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Nubia
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Meroitic
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292371
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Green glass
Technique
Free-blown glass
Dimensions
17.5 x 8.3 cm (6 7/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
Provenance
Excavated from Grave 2 by Oric Bates and Dows Dunham at Gammai, Sudan (1915-1916). Natica Bates, Groton, MA (by 1924), gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1924.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates
Accession Year
1924
Object Number
1924.76
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Square bottle of brownish-green glass, concave sides, one handle, flaring lip. Rim chipped.
Subjects and Contexts

Roman Domestic Art

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