Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani (?)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 30 (a queen?), NW foundation deposit
Overall: 8.2 x 7.1 cm (3 1/4 x 2 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This cup has a rounded base, straight sides that narrow towards the top, and a straight, unworked rim. The exterior is treated with a red wash. There is a crusty white residue on areas of both the interior and exterior.
From Nuri, Pyramid 30 (tomb of a queen?), 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