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Spouted silver cup

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Pyramid IV, Tomb of Queen Khenensaiuw

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.100 H. 0.049

Accession Number

21.3092

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ceremonial spouted silver vessel with two parallel spouts emerging from the upper body. Convex sides, round base, plain rim, and a thin silver sheet covering half of the aperture on the top of the vessel.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (tomb of Queen Khensa). 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 Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition