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Alabaster fragment

Provenance

From el-Kurru, debris beside pyramid 8 "E" (Tomb of Kashta). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Kashta, 750–743 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 4.1 x 0.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1843

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments