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Fragments of a jar

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 4.5 x 7 cm (13/16 x 1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1822

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two pieces of small shoulder jar, one piece preserving a section of rim and a lug handle.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 8 (Tomb of Kashta). 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 5, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition