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Spouted silver vessel inscribed for Aspelta's father, Senkamanisken

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Deep vessel with a rounded base, and spout of square section. Hieroglyphic inscription incised below rim, including cartouche of ___. Distorted, section of rim missing.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspellta, about 643–623 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height: 16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.901

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels