Alabastron of Queen Neferukakashta
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku 52
Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Tall alabastron (perfume vessel) of veined Egyptian alabaster, with horizontally drilled lug handles.
From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of Queen Neferukakashta). 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