Miniature/model jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XVII

Dimensions

Height: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1875

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small black ware pot, flat base, large high shoulders, no rim, narrow cavity.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 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: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition