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Cup

Nubian
Late Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–A.D. 300


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 184

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1991.1156

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decorated with scale design. Cup has been restored from large fragments. Multiple cracks, four chips missing.

Provenance

From Karanog, tomb G 184. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange