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Vase

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


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.117 H. 0.204

Accession Number

21.2786

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Body of pointed bottomed vase. The top edge is a dressed joint. Broken and mended. Currently in 11 pieces.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) 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