Alabaster vessel fragments
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, tomb 17
Overall: 2 x 14 x 3 cm (13/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
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.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition