Double-handled, globular vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
751–716 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 27 x 20.1 cm (10 5/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2623

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; squat pear shaped vessel, with two ring handles.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) 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