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Inscribed beaker

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan
353–340 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyr XVI tomb of Akhratan, NE cnr deposit, NE 5

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.2 x 6.2 cm (2 7/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1003

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Faience; greenish blue glaze; much faded, discolored brown. Incised line around top edge, irregular.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XVI, tomb of Akhratan, NE corner deposit, NE 5. 1916-17: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition