Fragments of a miniature pilgrim flask

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka (?)
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 72

Dimensions

Height: approximately 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2790

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 72. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition