Cup

Nubian
Meroitic Period
about 199–100 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 308

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 8.4 cm (3 7/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1467

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red polished beaker decorated with 11 rows of impressed rectangles. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 308. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition