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Fragment of a vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kurru, tomb 5

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 13 x 18 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1984

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One large fragment (almost half) of a bulbous vessel preserving a bit of the rim.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 5 (tomb of Queen Qalhata). 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