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Cup with lid

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani
463–435 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Height: .073; diameter of cover: .065; diameter of bottom: .04

Accession Number

20.298

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Beaten gold; heavy; no decoration.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, pyramid 11 (tomb of Malowiebamani). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Malewiyab-Aman (Pyramid 11 at Nuri), February 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition