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Fragments of an alabaster (calcite) vessel

Three pieces of a vase, two preserving portions of the rim complete with incised decoration of Three parallel horizontal lines at the neck. One break is modern.

Provenance

From Kerma 1804X; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition;

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma (?),

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Length x width (largest fragment): 14 x 7.4 cm (5 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1141

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels