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Cup

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Pyr XIV tomb of Akhratan, NE cnr deposit, NE4

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of mouth): 6.5 x 6.5 cm (2 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.) Diameter of bottom: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1002

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Faience; greenish blue glaze; much faded and flaked off; incised line around top edge, cracked.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, Pyramid XIV, tomb of Akhratan, NE corner deposit, NE 4.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition