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Fragment of a vessel

One large piece of a storage vessel preserving part of the raised rim, one large lug and a portion of another one.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.4 x 12.7 cm (6 7/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

19.1874

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels