Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani (?)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 7 (Karkamani), NW foundation deposit
Overall: 8.5 x 7.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This slender cup has a rounded base and sides that narrow towards the top. The rim is straight. The exterior is treated with a red wash that has dripped into the interior in some areas. It is broken but has been mended, and some portions are missing.
From Nuri, Pyramid 7 (tomb of a Karkamani), NW foundation deposit. 1917-1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: August 21, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition