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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), W486 no.11

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 6 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-90

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small cup, red-brown ware, thin, wet-smoothed, wheel-scored

Provenance

From Meroe W486 no.11. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition