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Fragment of a vessel

One piece of a vessel preserving an edge and seven parallel diagonal incised lines.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 8 (Tomb of Kashta). 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. (Accession date: January 5, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Kashta, 750–743 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 4 x 6 cm (1 x 1 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1826

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels