Tall ovoid jar

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku 54

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.036 H. 0.068

Accession Number

21.2628

Medium or Technique

Quartz crystal

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Crystal. Pear shaped; neck was made of a separate piece, and is missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 54.1919: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