Alabastron

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–664 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 23.4 x 10.4 x 13 cm (9 3/16 x 4 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.881

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Tall; round bottomed. Pierced ring handles. Perfect.

Provenance

From Meroe, tomb W 609, no. 4, March 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition