Late Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 184
Overall: 8 x 8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Decorated with scale design. Cup has been restored from large fragments. Multiple cracks, four chips missing.
From Karanog, tomb G 184. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
(Accession date: March 25, 1992)
MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange