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Cover of drinking cup

Nubian
about 350 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: diameter .058; height: approximately .02

Accession Number

20.330

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cover of drinking cup. Gold; small ape’s head on top as handle. Ape’s head, electrum ?

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Harsiotef, (Pyramid XIII at Nuri), March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition