Ewer with trefoil mouth
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Taharqa
Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru
Height x diameter: 20.7 x 12.6 cm (8 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Trefoil mouth. Originally had handle, which is now missing. Incised band of hieroglyphs colored red around shoulder, including two cartouches of Queen Khensa.
From Sudan, el-Kurru, Ku 4, March 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.
(Accesssion date: December 31, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition