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Fragments of a jar

Two pieces of a vessel, both preserving sections of the flattened rim.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku. 13. 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, 820–800 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm (3/8 x 2 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2097

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels