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Fragments of a large jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Taharqa
743–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 4

Accession Number

19-3-547

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two handle fragments and base of a large (orig. ht. c. 60 cm) alabaster, boss-handled jar.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 4 (tomb of queen Khensa). 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