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Alabastron

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Small fine vase, top part broken into many pieces, held currently inside the object.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 72. [Excav. date] March 1919 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 Shebitka (?), 698–690 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.2787

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels