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Crystal. Pear shaped; neck was made of a separate piece, and is missing.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Tomb KU 54 [Excav. date] March 15, 1919 Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition;.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy) ?, 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

Kurru, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.036 H. 0.068

Accession Number

21.2628

Medium or Technique

Quartz crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels