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Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 5401. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: March 22, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1784 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 4.3 cm (1 3/4 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2109

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels