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Fragment of a stone jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Analma'aye
542–538 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVIII, stairs

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 14.7 x 6.8 x 5.7 cm (5 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 1/4 in.) Diameter: approximately 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-57

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment of a thick-walled alabaster jar.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVIII (Analma'aye), stairs. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition