Alabastron

Nubian
Napatan Period
690 B.C.–?


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 671, No. 3

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.7 x 3.2 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.943

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Pear shaped. Knob handles.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 671, No. 3. Mar. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition