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Bag-shaped flask

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1785 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tomb K 1053, South Cemetery

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.5 x 7.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4265a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Beautifully veined.

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 1053. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition