Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 453

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 3.8 cm (3 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.3235

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small cup , red brown ware, red polish on both surfaces, faint incised lines on the outside.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), grave 453. 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