Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe W298

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8 x 5.3 cm (1 7/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3199

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is one of four similar cups found together. Red-brown ware, red polish; differing sizes; incised line around exterior rim; one cup (broken) not located

Provenance

From Meroe W298. 1923: 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 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition