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Alabastron

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Most of a small, round based vase, the whole neck and rim broken away.

Provenance

Found at Meroe Beg S99. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Accession Number

23-3-847

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels