Double-handled globular vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–664 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.4 x 6.9 cm (3 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.888

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Squat pear shape. Knob handles. Perfect.

Provenance

From Meroe, tomb W 643, no. 3, Mar. 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition