Beaker with red washed rim
about 750–270 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Building B 1200, Room 1203
Overall: 13 x 13.9 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition