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Inscribed beaker

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid VIII, Tomb of Aspelta, NW corner, NW 50

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.6 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1030

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Cup. Faience, blue glaze, inscribed on one side with name of Aspelta. Broken.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid VIII, Tomb of Aspelta (Throne name: Ra-mer-ka), NW corner, NW 50. Kings of Nubia 590-570 B.C.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition