Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W308, no. 25

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 6.7 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-295

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small cup, red polish, perfect, contained fragments of cloth.

Provenance

From Meroe, W308, no. 25, 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