Cup with painted decoration
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Romano, Cemetery 123, Grave 18
Overall: 9.8 x 12.6 cm (3 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a large cup with a pulled ring base and straight rim. It has been treated on both interior and exterior with a red-orange slip. The exterior also carries brown painted lines on the rim and disbursed on the body.
From Qurta (ASN1223/18). 1911. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: August 23, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia