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Fragment of a vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kurru, Tomb 3

Dimensions

Height x length: 12 x 12.2 cm (4 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1907

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Section of an inscribed vessel with a bulbous body made up of four pieces joined together. One is 19-2-404, while the other three are 19.2410 (19-3-630).

Provenance

From El-Kurru, tomb 3. March 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