Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 439, South Cemetery
Height x diameter: 9.2 x 6.8 cm (3 5/8 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster. Flat bottom, flaring sides. Small chip from rim, otherwise perfect.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 439. January, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition