Straight-sided cup

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani (?)
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 7 (Karkamani), NE foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 7.6 cm (2 11/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

20.4454

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

This cup has straight sides that flare outwards to a straight, unworked rim. The base is rounded.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 7 (tomb of a Karkamani), NE foundation deposit. 1917-1918: 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