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Decorated cup

Nubian
Late Meroitic Period
1st–3rd century


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 754

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 8.9 cm (2 11/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1147

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup, decorated with trees and lotus flowers, one chip missing from rim.

Provenance

From Karanog, tomb G 754. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange