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Cup

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Queen Madiken
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XXVII, tomb of Queen Madiken, NE corner

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.5 x 4 cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1017

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Cup. Faience; greenish-blue glaze; bottom slightly rounded. Broken and cracked, small pieces missing; mended.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XXVII, tomb of Queen Madiken, NE corner.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition