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Fragments of vessels

Six pieces of a vessel.


From Nubia, El-Kurru. 1919: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: From El-Kurru, Pyr. IV. [Excav. date] March 1919 Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place

Kurru, Nubia, Sudan


Overall: 3 x 15 x 8.5 cm (1 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World