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Vessel fragment ?

One three-dimensional teardrop shaped object, approximately one half of the fat area broken away. Perhaps a foot of a vessel (?)

Provenance

From Nuri 35 room B; 1917 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.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x length: 5.4 x 2 cm (2 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-168

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels