Cosmetic jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 58

Dimensions

Height x depth: 5.4 x 4 cm (2 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1087

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 58 (the tomb of queen Artaha). 1918: 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.

(Accesion date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition