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Fragment of a jar

One piece of a jar which preserves part of the flat base.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 13 (enclosure). 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, Early Napatan Period, 820–800 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 3.5 x 6.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2182

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels