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Painted cup

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 10.6 cm (3 1/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3577

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This carinated cup has a disc base and a straight rim. The body has been treated with a thick coating of a creamy slip, and the rim has been painted red.

Provenance

From Demhid, Bogga-el- Sharq (Egypt). (ASN 47/939, 1908). Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

(Accession Date: August 3, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia