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Alabaster vessel body fragments

Nubian or Egyptian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 170

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 10 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 3 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1531

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two alabaster vessel body fragments. One with a portion of the neck remaining.

Provenance

From Kerma, 170. 1916: 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