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Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W284

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3200

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small cup, red brown ware, black centered. Incised circular mark outside. In fragments: red polished body piece with 5 fragments.

Provenance

From Meroe, W284. 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.

(Accession Date: August 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition