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Fragment of an alabaster vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Kashta
750–743 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 8, debris

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 4.5 x 2.4 x 1.4 cm (1 3/4 x 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1909

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One alabaster vessel body fragment

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 8 (Tomb of Kashta), chapel debris. 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition