Fragment of an alabaster object

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid VI, room B

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9.3 x 5.8 x 3.9 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1957

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Roughly triangular fragment of an alabaster object with incised lines on the base.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 6. 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