Cup with painted decoration

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Romano, Cemetery 123, Grave 18

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 12.6 cm (3 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3599

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia