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Fragments of an alabaster vessel

Four pieces of a vessel, preserving part of the flared rim.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 17 (tomb of Piankhy (Piye). 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 Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 13.5 x 4 cm (1 x 5 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1866

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels