Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 72
Height x diameter: 7.3 x 5.4 cm (2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This slender cup (or miniature beaker) is fashioned of a buff-colored clay. It has a rounded base with slightly expanding sides that end at a wide mouth with thin, straight rim. Walls are thin. It was once in fragments but has been mended. Some very small fragments are missing.
From el-Kurru, grave 72. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition