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Fragment of a vase

One piece of a vessel, preserving the rounded base.

Provenance

Found at Barkal. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Barkal, Nubia

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 3/16 x 1 13/16 in. (5.6 x 4.6 cm)

Accession Number

16-4-404

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels