Beaker

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Gebel Barkal, Pyramid VIII

Dimensions

Height: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.664

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Beaker with slightly flaring rim. Flat bottom. Decorated with seven groups incised horizontal lines and two groups on base. Rim partly decayed.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid VIII. April, 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1925: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition