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Inscribed beaker

Nubian
Napatan Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.6 x 5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.995

Medium or Technique

Faience

Out on Loan

On display at National Center of Afro-American Artists, Inc., since February 23, 1994

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Faience; light blue glaze; slightly incrusted; name of the Queen inscribed on one side at top. Incised line around rim.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found under S.W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, March 1918.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition