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Fragment of vase

Fragment base of a "hes" vase (?) or cylindrical jar. Fracture shows trail of vertical cyl.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 500. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.5 x 5.2 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-216

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels