Fragment of a faience vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 51

Dimensions

Height x depth: 13 x 1.3 cm (5 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.2577

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a straight-sided vessel; decorated with a band of black lines.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 51. 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