Two-handled cup (kantharos)

Roman
Imperial
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyramid 106

Dimensions

7.4 x 5.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.876

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragments of two-handled silver chalice on foot, punched dot inscription in Greek on underside of base.

Provenance

1922, excavated at Meroe, Beg. West 106, by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924, assigned in the division of finds by the government of Sudan to the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition