Black-topped redware hemispherical cup
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 40 ( Queen Makmale)
Overall: 8.2 x 13 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This somewhat deep hemispherical cup is fashioned of black-topped redware clay fabric. It is in slight battered condition with a hold in one side.
From Nuri, Pyramid 40 (tomb of Queen Makmale). 1918: 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: September 1, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition