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Foundation deposit, cups

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Queen Madiken
593–568 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.7 x 4.2 cm (1 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits

Four cups. Foundation deposits. One mended but incomplete, the others are fragments.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XXVII, tomb of Queen Madiken, NW corner.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition