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Fragment of vase

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 500

Dimensions

3.5 x 5.2 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-216

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment base of a “hes” vase (?) or cylindrical jar. Fracture shows trail of vertical cyl.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 500. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition