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Fragments of an alabaster vessel

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


Findspot: el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 54 x 7 cm (13/16 x 21 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2917

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

17 fragments of an alabaster vessel with a bulbous body.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 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