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Alabaster vessel fragments

Four pieces of vessels, two preserving sections of flared rims (different vessels). A of October 8, 2004, there are five fragments. Two of them join, so they may have been one fragment.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 17; 1919 Excavated by the Harvard University-MFA Boston Expedition, March 1919.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 14 x 3 cm (13/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2115

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels