Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W678

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 6 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3194

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red brown ware, straw marked, wheel made, red polished. Complete.

Provenance

From Meroe, W678. 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