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Alabaster vessel fragment

Fragment from side of vessel

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B900 Ex.2 debris. 1920; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

7.4 x 3.9 x 1.0 cm (2 15/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2137

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels