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Alabaster vessel fragment

One piece of an alabaster vessel preserving a portion of the pointed base.

Provenance

From Kerma 1040 X; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition;

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma (?),

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 8.5 x 14 cm (1 9/16 x 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1629

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels