Glass bottle

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Intact square bodied bottle, rounded corners, short neck, flared rim. Possibly an ink bottle.
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Measurements
Base 35 x40 Ht 48
Media/Materials description
Glass
History and use
In 1790 HMS Pandora sailed from England in pursuit of the HMS Bounty and its mutineers. The Pandora was wrecked in 1791 on its return voyage while attempting to negotiate the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Queensland Museum archaeological expeditions between 1983 and 1999 recovered many artefacts. Intact square bodied bottle, rounded corners, short neck, flared rim. Possibly an ink bottle.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA3004

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