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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 11 x 12 cm (13/16 x 4 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2434

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two fragments of an alabaster vessel; one has a small, pierced handle on the side.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 22. 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition