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Vessel fragments

Eight pieces of a fine, very thin-walled bottle, one piece preserving a section of the flared rim.

Provenance

From Nuri 17; 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 Basakheren, 405–404 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x width (of rim fragment): 1.6 x 4.6 cm (5/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-380

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels