Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W125a, debris

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

22-2-170

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small cup; deep, thin-walled, fine red polish, round base.

Provenance

From Meroe, W125a, debris, 1922: 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