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Fragment of a jar

One piece of a jar - Rounded base.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 11. 1919: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition;1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 800–780 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 9.5 x 13 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2454

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels