Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W306, no. 9

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 7.7 cm (1 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-184

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup, red brown ware, black centered, white and black painted horizontal bands outside. Broken incised lines.

Provenance

From Meroe, W306, no. 9, 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