Small hemispherical cup with pointed base

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kurru, Ku 2

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 5.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4390

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This cup has possible traces of a white wash.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 2 (tomb of an unidentified queen).1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 21, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition