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Alabaster vessel fragments

Five alabaster vessel fragments, one a large fragment from a fine pear shaped jar and four fragments from a different vessels. One flat rim fragment. There is a crack in the stone of the pear shaped jar.

Provenance

From Kerma 4000; 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: 8.5 x 30 x 18 cm (3 3/8 x 11 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1612

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels