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Fragments of a jar

One piece of a very thick-walled vessel

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 9. 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, Early Napatan Period, 800–780 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 7 x 6 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2045

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels