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Tall cup fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), W486

Dimensions

Accession Number

24.3234

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This group of fragments are from a tall cup that was excavated with four complete vessels of similar type. Red ware, coarse, straw-marked, uneven, broken, red-washed rim.

Provenance

From Meroe W486. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition