Cup from a foundation deposit
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 6
Height x diameter: 8 x 5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at National Center of Afro-American Artists, Inc., since February 23, 1994
Faience; light blue glaze, inscribed with name of Anlamani; glaze has flaked off in patches; edge chipped; cracked. Incised line around rim.
From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.
Findspot Information: Found in foundation deposit under S. E. corner of Pyramid VI at Nuri, the tomb of Anlamani.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition