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Inscribed beaker

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of King Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid VIII, tomb of Aspelta, NW corner, NW 41

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of mouth): 7.9 x 5.2 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.) 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1027

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Cup. Faience; blue glaze; inscribed on one side with cartouch; broken and mended; piece missing; incised line around rim.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid VIII, tomb of Aspelta, NW corner, NW 41.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition