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Fragments of a large jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19-3-698

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large fragments from the side of an alabaster jar

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 22 (tomb of an unidentified queen or princess). 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