Unguent jar

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


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.060 H. 0.175

Accession Number

21.2788

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Brown Quartzite; tall, pointed bottom; neck made of a separate piece. Broken and mended; incomplete.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru,Ku 52. 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