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Vase

Alabaster. Body of pointed bottomed vase. The top edge is a dressed joint. Broken and mended.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 53 [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 Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.2786

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels