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Alabaster object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 52

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.5 x 2.4 cm (9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2593

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Circular object with a knob on one side.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of Neferukekashta). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition