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Alabastron

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Alabaster. Elongated pear shape. Flaring rim. Rudimentary knob handles. Perfect.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb S 51, on floor in doorway [Excav. date] Apr. 1920

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Begrawiya, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D rim 0.050 H. 0.127

Accession Number

24.883

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels