Meroitic Pottery Flask

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 March 2016

This is a red burnished globular flask with a wide mouth. The flask has been incised with decoration of horizontal bands at the neck and shoulder above an impressed design of triangles. From cemetery 300 at Meroe, Sudan. Meroitic period, 300 BCE to 400 CE. Unpublished. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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