Fragments of a lotus cup

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
860–840 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (sudan), el-Kurru, Tumulus 1

Dimensions

Approximate Height x diameter: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2235

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Six fragments of a cup decorated with a painted black lotus pattern.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Tum. 1. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition