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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gamai, Tomb V 7, No. 1

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7 x 8.5 cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.389

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pinkish drab ware. Painted outside with orange circles and blade hatching. Perfect. Decorated cup - red and brown design.

Provenance

From Gamai, Tomb V 7, No. 1. By 1924: Mrs. Oric Bates Collection; 1924: Given by Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates