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Vessel fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, tomb 37

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.2 x 7.4 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.) Length x width: 3.3 x 1.9 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-349

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two pieces of a short stright-sided vessel with rounded bottom, possibly cut down from a vase. One large piece preserves a side from bottom to rim. The second smaller rim piece was joined and has broken away since repair.

Provenance

From Nuri 37; 1917 Excavated by the Harvard University-MFA Boston Expedition, March 1919.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition