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One of two spherical bronze vessels numbered 19-3-1551. Looped handles and hinged lid.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave LXII. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height: 36.6 cm (14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2803.2

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels