Cup

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 146

Dimensions

11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-362

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Heavy conical cup (not a bell, not a clapper or ring- staple)

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 146, 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition