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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gamai

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 cm, 0.2 kg, 12.8 cm (3 3/8 in., 0.5 lb., 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4512

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup, type V2, red brown ware, red wash inside and out, lightly ribbed, 3 painted zones on rim

Provenance

From Gamai, 1916, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 23, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition