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Alabaster jar

Open alabaster vessel with slightly rounded bottom and flat rim of varying thickness

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 10. HU-MFA Expedition, January 12, 1917. History of Ownership: Nuri, Pyramid 10, Harvard-MFA Expedition, January 12, 1917

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte, 538–519 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-268

Medium or Technique

Stone, alabaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels