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Two-handled jar

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This large shouldered jar of light red ware has a tall, narrow mouth, rilled, pointed base and two vertical handles at the shoulder.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 5 (tomb of Queen Qalhata). 1919: 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. (Accession Date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.2730

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels