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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W503

Dimensions

Overall: 12.2 x 14.5 cm (4 13/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3241

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup or low foot. Red ware, coarse, straw marked. White slip, in fragments.

Provenance

From Meroe, W503. 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