Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 52
Overall: 17 × 7.5 cm (6 11/16 × 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Pear shaped, finely executed, with two ring handles.
From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukakashta). 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