Jar inscribed for Henensayu

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kurru 4

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. of mouth 0.098

Accession Number

21.2789a-e

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Fragments of large vase with flaring mouth, now restored. THE INCORRECT OBJECT NUMBER (21.2784a-b) IS WRITTEN ON THE RIM. Inscribed band including two cartouches of Henensayu. Similar to 21.2785.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From El-Kurru, Pyr. IV. [Excav. date] March 1919.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition