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Fragments of an alabaster vessel

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, tomb 17

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 7.5 x 5 cm (1 3/16 x 2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1898

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two pieces of a vessel, one a large lug handle and one body fragment.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 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