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Jar inscribed for Henensayu

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Kurru, tomb 4

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.213

Accession Number

21.2785a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Broken and mended. Upper half only. Two handles, flaring mouth, Inscribed band including two cartouches of Henensayu.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From El-Kurru, Pyr. IV. [Excav. date] March 1919 Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition