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Fragment of a jar

One piece of a vase with a bulbous body which preserves part of the neck and rim.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, surface debris between Ku. 9 and Ku. 23. 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,

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.4 x 5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2371

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels