Cup

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gamai, Tomb E 81, No. 2

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14.9 x 10.0 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.386

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red brown ware, decorated with red washed triangles and diamonds. Cracked.

Provenance

From Gammai, Tomb E 81, No. 2. By 1924: Mrs. Oric Bates Collection; 1924: Given by Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates