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Fragments of a vessel

Three pieces of a small shoulder vase, one preserving part of the rim and a second piece showing a lug handle. Rim is plain and everted. Lug handle is pierced. Arabic note found with 19-3-1489 and 19-3-1490. Placed with 19-3-1490 on October 6, 2004.


From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 62; 1919 Excavated by the Harvard University-MFA Boston Expedition, March 1919.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 4 x 19 x 9 cm (1 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Quartz crystal


The Ancient World