Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W313 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 6.9 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3280

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup, fine drab ware, red lip outside and purplish horizontal and two bands of decoration stamped and colored red. In fragments.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), 313, debris. 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 28, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition