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Fragments of a jar

Five pieces of a jar, one preserving part of the neck.

Provenance

From 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: 3 x 37 x 9.5 cm (1 3/16 x 14 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2184

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels