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Cup

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan
353–340 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyr XIV, tomb of Akhratan, under NE cnr, NE 3

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of mouth): 7.2 x 6.3 cm (2 13/16 x 2 1/2 in.) Diameter of bottom: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1001

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Faience; greenish blue glaze; much faded and incrusted. Incised line around top edge, otherwise plain.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XIV, tomb of Akhratan, under N.E. corner, NE 3.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition