Requires Photography

Fragment of a vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, tomb 53

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 9.4cm (7 1/2 x 3 11/16in.)

Accession Number

19.2657

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Six pieces of a thick-walled vessel. One piece, which is much thinner than the others, and with different stone, nevertheless has the field number written on it in pencil. Found with unidentified pieces on top of cabinet 13.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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