Napatan Period, reign of Shabako
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, grave 72
Height x diameter: 12 x 11.1 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster. Spherical; two handled. From el Kurru 52.
From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru 52 (Queen Nefrukekashta, a wife of Piye). March 1919. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition