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Fragments of an alabaster jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 22

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 6.5 x 9.5 cm (1 x 2 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2408

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Eleven vase fragments, including the pointed base and portions of the neck. Repaired.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 22. 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition