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Spout of a vessel

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 53

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2 x 3.5 cm (9/16 x 13/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2653

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One fragment of an alabaster spout. Rim of the spout is slightly rolled. The alabaster is banded.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition