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Fragment of an alabaster (calcite) vessel

One piece of a thick walled alabaster vessel.

Provenance

From Kerma 333X; 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: 2 x 5.5 x 7.5 cm (13/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1405

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels