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Fragments of a stone vessel

Two joined fragments of an alabaster vessel.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XV (Nastasen), stairs. 1917: 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, reign of Nastasen, 335–315 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 7.2 x 4.4 x 0.4 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1870

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels