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Cover of drinking cup

Cover of drinking cup. Gold; small ape's head on top as handle. Ape's head, electrum ?


From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Harsiotef, (Pyramid XIII at Nuri), March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, about 350 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

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The Ancient World