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Fragments of an alabaster vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, possibly reign of Kashta
750–743 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 7

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 8 x 7.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1978

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two body fragments of a thick-walled alabaster vessel.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 7 (tomb of an unidentified person, probably a queen). 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