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Alabaster vessel fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, tomb 17

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 14 x 3 cm (13/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2115

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Four pieces of vessels, two preserving sections of flared rims (different vessels). A of October 8, 2004, there are five fragments. Two of them join, so they may have been one fragment.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition