Beaker with red washed rim

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Building B 1200, Room 1203

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 13.9 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.4508

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This beaker is fashioned of a light redware clay fabric. It has a rounded base and slightly convex sides. The rim is slightly everted. The rim has been treated (dipped) with a red wash that has run down onto the sides rather sloppily on both the interior and exterior. It is intact.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B 1200, Room 1203. 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 the Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 23, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition