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Straight-sided, flaring cup

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 26 (Queen Amanitakaye), NW found. dep.

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 20.8 cm (2 3/8 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4460

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

This cup is fashioned of a coarse clay fabric. It has straight, flaring sides, a straight rim, and a slightly pulled base that forms a small foot of sorts.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 26 (tomb of Queen Amanitakaye), NW 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