Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 8 (Aspelta), SW foundation deposit
Overall: 9.9 x 14 cm (3 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This cup is fashioned of a somewhat coarse light redware fabric. Straight sides widen from a flat base to a straight, flared rim. It is broken with pieces missing, and the rim is chipped. No surface treatments are evident.
From Nuri, Pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta), SW foundation deposit. 1916-1918: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: August 22, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition