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Alabaster jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-268

Medium or Technique

Stone, alabaster

Out on Loan

On display at National Center of Afro-American Artists, Inc., since February 23, 1994

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Open alabaster vessel with slightly rounded bottom and flat rim of varying thickness

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 10. HU-MFA Expedition, January 12, 1917.
History of Ownership: Nuri, Pyramid 10, Harvard-MFA Expedition, January 12, 1917

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition