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Coarseware hemispherical cup

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 701

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 9.5 cm (3 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.4496

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The exterior surfaces are textured. It is unclear if this was deliberate or a byproduct of use or the surface upon which it was fired.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 701. 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