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Fragment of a faience vessel

Circular base of a small blue faience vessel.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (tomb of king Shebitka). 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 Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter of base: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1797

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels