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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W284, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 9.2 cm (2 15/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3263

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small squat jar, square shouldered straight side, low necked. Polished red ware. Broken.

Provenance

From Meroe, W284 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 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition