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Vessel fragments

Two pieces of a translucent stone vessel, possibly a pitcher. One piece preserves part of the foot with ring base, while the other shows part of the spout. Likely to be from the same vessel as 17-4-193.

Provenance

From Nuri 35; 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: 5.9 x 5.4 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/8 in.) Height x length: 3.8 x 3.8 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-157

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels