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Fragments of an alabaster vessel

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 22

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 5 x 8.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2409

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two fragments. One fragment preserving a portion of the flattened rim and rounded base.

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