Two-handled jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 5

Accession Number

20.2730

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This large shouldered jar of light red ware has a tall, narrow mouth, rilled, pointed base and two vertical handles at the shoulder.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 5 (tomb of Queen Qalhata). 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