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Lid of a stone vessel

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXVI, room B

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1873

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two joining fragments of a travertine lid.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 36 (tomb of Atakhebasken), room B. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition