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Fragment of a vessel

One large piece of a cylindrical, very thick-walled vessel.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 15; 1919 Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 12.5 x 20 cm (3 1/8 x 4 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2037

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels