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Cup

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 480

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 6.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3204

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small red brown ware, coarse, thick, straw marked, uneven and crude. Traces red wash on the rim.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 480, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition