Cup from a foundation deposit

Nubian
Meroitic Period
643–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 466

Dimensions

6.3 x 4.9 x 4.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-680c

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Yellow sandstone model mortar.

Provenance

From Beg. West 466 March 1923: 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