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Fragment of a vessel

One piece of a 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: 4.5 x 11.5 x 11 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2150

Medium or Technique

Quartzite (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels