Cup from a foundation deposit
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri
Height x diameter: 7.3 x 4.5 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 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; slightly incrusted; name of the Queen inscribed on one side at top. 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 under S.W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, March 1918.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition