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Two cups

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 603

Dimensions

Overall: 11.3 x 7.3 cm (4 7/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-370

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two cups, Red brown ware, straw marked, traces of red polish, one broken, one cracked; only one present.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 603, 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