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Vase

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 643

Dimensions

17.7 x 7.2 cm (6 15/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-468

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall vase, rim chipped. Seventh object in tomb. Striped lengthwise.

Provenance

From Beg. West 643, March, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition