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Vessel fragments

Two joining pieces of stone, preserving part of an inscription.

Provenance

From Nuri 20; 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 Atlanersa, 653–643 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length x width: 12.7 x 2.9 cm (5 x 1 1/8 in.) Length x width: 6.6 x 4.8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-935

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels