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Vase (pear-shaped)

Nubian
Napatan Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .159 D. .066

Accession Number

20.1081

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; prominent horizontal veining; two knob handles on shoulders, one incomplete. Broken and mended, incomplete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: From Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the Tomb of Aspelta.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition