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Jug with trefoil mouth

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Quartzite. Trefoil mouth. Originally had handle, which is now missing. Incised band of hieroglyphs colored red around shoulder, including two cartouches of Queen Khenensayuw.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru 4, 1919. 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 Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 20.7 x 12.6 cm (8 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2783

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels