Vessel in the shape of a bound oryx
early 7th century B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Tomb W 609/1-2-3
Length: 17.14 cm (6 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster),
Not On View
Vessel In form of an oryx bound for sacrifice. One piece. Horns of slate inset.
From Meroe (Beg. W.), tomb 609, nos. 1-2-3. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: March 1, 1923)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition