Fragments of an alabaster vessel
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 17
Overall: 1.5 x 38 x 6.5 cm (9/16 x 14 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
18 fragments of an alabaster vessel, two preserving sections of a handle..
From Nubia (Sudan) 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition