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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W106

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.) Overall: 8 x 7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.) Overall: 8 x 7.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.) Overall: 8.5 x 7.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.) Overall: 8.5 x 8 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.) Overall: 8.5 x 7.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-616.3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine drab ware, painted, stamped decoration below rim. Three extant pieces: body and two sherds. Several in fragments but reconstructed.

Provenance

From Meroe, W106. 1922: 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