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Handle from an alabaster vessel

Nubian or Egyptian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III St. 5

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 5 x 3 cm (13/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5759

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One fragment of a handle from an alabaster vessel.

Provenance

From Kerma, K III St. 5. 1913: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