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Alabaster vessel fragments

Three body fragments of an alabaster vessel.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid XVII. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

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: 1.5 x 10.5 x 4.5 cm (9/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1975

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels