User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragments of a jar

Two pieces of a vessel, one preserving part of a handle and the other is a piece of the handle itself.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 10 (foundation debris). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 800–780 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 8 x 10 cm (2 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2007

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels