270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W.466, FD SE
Overall: 9.7 x 13 cm (3 13/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This cup is fashioned of a red clay fabric. It has straight, flaring sides with a somewhat irregular flat base. The rim is straight and unworked. The exterior is treated with a thin cream slip. A portion of the upper part is missing, one fragment of which remains.
From Meroe, .466, FD SE. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: August 22, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition