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Vessel fragments

Four pieces of a vessel, three fitting pieces preserving the neck and rim and one lug handle.


From Nuri tomb 60 thieve's hole; 1918 Excavated by the Harvard University-MFA Boston Expedition, March 1919.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,


Nuri, Nubia, Sudan


Height x width: 6.4 x 8.2 cm (2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.) Height x width: 9.6 x 7.8 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.) Height x width: 12.5 x 7.7 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.) Length x width: 5.7 x 2.7 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World