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Fragment of a vessel

One piece of a vessel.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, tomb 6. 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: 1.5 x 6 x 8 cm (9/16 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1881

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels