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Slate. Broken, incomplete, two knob handles.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru 53. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 34.5 cm (2 3/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2629

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels