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Rim fragment of an alabaster vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, possibly reign of Kashta
750–743 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 7

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm (3/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1968

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One fragment of an alabaster vessel preserving part of the flat rim.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 7 (tomb of an unidentified person, probably a 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: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition