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Two-handled jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 52

Accession Number

20.2729

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This large jar of light red ware has a wide mouth, rilled surface and two handles at the neck.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of Queen Neferukekashta). 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: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition