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Fragment of a vessel

One large fragment (almost half) of a bulbous vessel preserving a bit of the rim.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 5 (tomb of Queen Qalhata). 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 Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Findspot

Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 13 x 18 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1984

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels