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Fragments of a vessel

Five pieces of a cylinder jar. Four of these preserve sections of the rim.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of king Shabaka). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 28 x 7 cm (13/16 x 11 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1946

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels