Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 72
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This large brown ware jar is drum-shaped with a very narrow neck and two handles at the base of the neck. The shape is sometimes referred to as a ‘pilgrim flask’.
From el-Kurru, pyramid 72 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 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: May 19, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition