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Large alabastron

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 4

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 70 x 42 cm (27 9/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11806

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 4 (tomb of Queen Khensa). 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 Marcg 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition