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Spherical base

Base of a small vase with a conical boss in the center. Sections of the side broken away.

Provenance

From Nuri tomb 4; 1917 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 Siaspiqa, 487–468 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.4 x 4.3 cm (15/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-209a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels