Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 52
Overall: 19 x 10 cm (7 1/2 x 3 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 Neferukakashta). 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