Cup

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W125B

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 9 cm (3 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-169

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Painted cup, fine gray paste with hard whitish drab slip.

Provenance

From Meroe, W125B. 1922: 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