Alabaster fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Kashta
750–743 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Debris beside pyramid 8 "E"

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 4.1 x 0.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1843

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Provenance

From el-Kurru, debris beside pyramid 8 "E" (Tomb of Kashta). 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: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition