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Fragments of an alabaster (calcite) vessel

Two fragments from two different alabaster vessels. One fragment is a body fragment. One fragment has a portion of the rim and base remaining; the same fragment is an orange/brown color at the rim and base; it has incise horizontal lines on the body.

Provenance

From Kerma 1303X; 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

Overall: 2.5 x 10 x 5 cm (1 x 3 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1309

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels