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Vessel fragments

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, tomb 35

Dimensions

Height x length: 9 x 5.9 cm (3 9/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-193

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Several pieces of a translucent stone pitcher. Some pieces fitting and preserving the handle and sections of the body, which has a thin raised band running around it. Likely goes with 17-4-157.

Provenance

From Nuri 35; 1917 Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition