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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gamai, Tomb A 2, No. 6

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 9.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.387

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red brown ware; decorated with three vertical bands of black, white, and black paint. Perfect.

Provenance

From Gamai, Tomb A 2, No. 6. 1924: Mrs. Oric Bates Collection; 1924: Given by Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates