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Vessel fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, tomb 6

Dimensions

Height x length: 4.5 x 3.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 in.) Height x length: 3 x 7 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.) Height x length: 3.5 x 3.7 cm (1 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.) Height x length: 3.4 x 4.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 11/16 in.) Height x length: 1.3 x 2.9 cm (1/2 x 1 1/8 in.) Height x length: 1.2 x 4 cm (1/2 x 1 9/16 in.) Height x length: 1.9 x 4 cm (3/4 x 1 9/16 in.) Height x length: 2.1 x 6 cm (13/16 x 2 3/8 in.) Height x length: 2.3 x 3.8 cm (7/8 x 1 1/2 in.) Height x length: 2 x 3.7 cm (13/16 x 1 7/16 in.) Height x length: 4 x 7.8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.) Height x length: 5.5 x 7.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.) Height x length: 1.4 x 2 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.) Height x length: 2.4 x 2.2 cm (15/16 x 7/8 in.) Height x length: 2.8 x 3.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-945

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fifteen pieces of min. two vessels. Ten of one, preserving part of the flared rim, while the other five pieces, of a clearer white stone, are from a different vessel. These five, although clearly marked 17-1-945 match better the description for 17-1-946.

Provenance

From Nuri 6; 1917 Excavated by the Harvard University-MFA Boston Expedition, March 1919.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition