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Fragment of an alabaster (calcite) vessel

One fragment of an alabaster vessel preserving a portion of the thick flared rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, 1805 debris.; 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: 3.5 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm (1 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1121

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels