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Fragments of stone vessels

Two base fragments of two small vessels.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLIII, stairs in front of door-block. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 3.6 x 2.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.) Length x width: 3.2 x 1.8 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-12-24

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels