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Double-handled globular vessel

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Alabaster. Squat pear shape. Knob handles. Perfect.

Provenance

From Meroe, tomb W 643, no. 3, Mar. 1923. 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, 698–664 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.4 x 6.9 cm (3 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.888

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels