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Feeding cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W282

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 11 cm (2 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3187

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of seven complete small feeding cups with spouts. White slip.

Provenance

From Meroe, W282 (intrusive burial over stairs). 1923: 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: August 18, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition