Cup with painted decoration

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W125b, no. 6

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 11 cm (3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3356

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup with straight sides, flat base, painted triangular pattern, fine pink drab ware with drab slip, pattern printed in dark red.

Provenance

From Meroe, W125b, no. 6, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition