Coarseware miniature/model cup/jar
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)
Overall: 4.5 x 2.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small, roughly made cup/jar is fashioned of a very coarse reddish clay fabric that has fired to black in some areas. It has a very irregular shape with vaguely globular body that pinches in at the top to an irregularly shaped mouth with straight rim. Shaping is by hand. It is intact.
From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: January 7, 2005)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition