Spherical jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, grave 72

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12 x 11.1 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2621

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Spherical; two handled. From el Kurru 52.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru 52 (Queen Nefrukekashta, a wife of Piye). 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