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Fragment of a vessel

One piece of a small egg-shaped vessel. Perfume bottle (?)

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: 1.5 x 3 x 4 cm (9/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2146

Medium or Technique

Clear quartz-rock crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels