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Base of a large jar

Base of a large, alabaster, round-bottomed jar.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 6 (tomb of Queen Arty), stairs. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Preserved height: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19-2-388

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels