Lentoid flask

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 9.8 x 7.8 x 6.5 cm (3 7/8 x 3 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2624

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Lentoid shape; rudimentary handles at neck; base made from a separate piece, in place.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru 51, March 1919. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition