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Handle of a stone vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XX, room B

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 2.3 x 1.6 x 1.3 cm (7/8 x 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-135

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small, round handle from an alabaster vessel.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XX (Atlanersa), room B. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition