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Alabaster vessel fragment

Nubian or Egyptian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 134

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 4 x 8.5 cm (1 3/16 x 1 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1389

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One fragment of an alabaster jar with a portion of the flat base remaining.

Provenance

From Kerma, 134. 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