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Stone vessel fragments

Two fragments of two alabaster vessels.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of king Shabaka). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 8 x 6 cm (9/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1792

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels