Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta)
Height x diameter: 12.2 x 13.1 cm (4 13/16 x 5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; hemispherical, plain rim slightly chipped; otherwise perfect.
From Nuri, pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta). 1916: 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: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition