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Jar fragment with cartouche of Senwosret I

Alabaster. Side and rim of a cylinder jar, bearing incised cartouche of Senwosret I.


From Nubia, Kerma. 1920: 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 Kerma 1804 X, January 1914.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, 1971–1926 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

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Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World