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Rectangular with oval depression on top, beveled sides, spout off one short end, opposite short end chipped and broken many scratches on exterior many scratches on exterior.

Provenance

From Semna, SCCXXXIV. 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 10.6 x 17.2 x 2.8 cm (4 3/16 x 6 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2213

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Writing