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Chalice

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W382

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 11 cm (7 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3295

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of two, broken vessels. Red brown ware, straw marked. Upper and lower parts separately wheel made and stuck together by hand before baking. Footed goblets.

Provenance

From Meroe, W382. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition