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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W306

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-187

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup, red brown ware, traces of red polish. Incised line at rim outside cracked and chipped.

Provenance

From Meroe, W306, 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