Cup

Nubian (Pan-Grave)
about 1700–1520 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 10.2 x 8.8 cm (4 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1615

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pottery cup with characteristic (Nubian) Pan-Grave decoration: vertical incisions and a double-rope border around the rim, horizontal lines on the body. Bottom slightly pointed. Mended. There is a small hole (diam 2 mm) pierced through the center of the base from the exterior, pre-firing.

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for 2 shillings.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund