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Fragment of an alabaster vessel

One alabaster vessel body fragment

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 8 (Tomb of Kashta), chapel debris. 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. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Kashta, 750–743 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 4.5 x 2.4 x 1.4 cm (1 3/4 x 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1909

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels