Footed cup

Nubian
Meroitic Period
about 199–100 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 306

Dimensions

Height: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1466

Medium or Technique

Red ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Polished red ware footed cup. Stamped decoration of “buckle.” Rim and foot chipped. [RCK V, pg. 143, Fig. G, pg. 343]

Provenance

From Meroe, W 306. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition