This miniature beaker/cup is fashioned of a very coarse reddish clay fabric that has fired to black in some areas. It has a thimble-like shape with a rounded base, gradually expanding sides, and a wide mouth with straight rim. Shaping is rough and by hand. It is intact.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B500 (Great Temple of Amun), Room 501 (outer court). 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 8, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition