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Fragments of alabaster (calcite) vessels

Nubian
Kerma (?)


Findspot: Nubia, Kerma, 3500

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 63 x 28 cm (2 3/8 x 24 13/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

14.1386

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

26 fragments of several different alabaster vessels. One large fragment with a portion of a round base remaining. 6 rolled rim fragments. 3 flat rim fragments. The body of several fragments is decorated with incised horizontal bands.

Provenance

From Kerma 3500; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition;

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition