Coarseware miniature/model beaker
about 750–270 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Great Temple of Amun, B 501 (outer court)
Overall: 4.5 x 3.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This miniature beaker/cup is fashioned of a very coarse reddish clay fabric that has fired to black in some areas. It has a thimble-like shape with a rounded base, gradually expanding sides, and a wide mouth with straight rim. Shaping is rough and by hand. It is intact.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B500 (Great Temple of Amun), Room 501 (outer court). 1920: 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: September 8, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition