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Fragments of an alabaster vessel

Two fragments. One fragment preserving a portion of the flattened rim and rounded base.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 22. 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 7, 2005)

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: 4 x 5 x 8.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2409

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels