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Fragment of an alabaster object

Roughly triangular fragment of an alabaster object with incised lines on the base.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 6. 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 Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9.3 x 5.8 x 3.9 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1957

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments