Bottle

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 53

Dimensions

Height: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.3109

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three lentoid flasks in faded blue faice. Necks broken. One jar split into two halves.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition