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Fragment of a vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Tomb 15

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 5 x 4 cm (1 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1945

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One piece of a thick-walled vessel preserving part of the top slope.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of king Shabaka). 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