Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W612

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 6 x 9 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-439

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Feeding cup, coarse red brown ware; straw-marked, traces red wash.

Provenance

From Meroe, W612. 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