Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 53
Overall: 1 x 2.5 x 2 cm (3/8 x 1 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Object that was possibly part of a vessel handle; pierced and used as a weight?
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition