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Jar inscribed for Henensayu

Alabaster. Broken and mended. Upper half only. Two handles, flaring mouth, Inscribed band including two cartouches of Henensayu.

Provenance

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

Accession Number

21.2785a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels