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Cup

Faience; greenish blue glaze; much faded and incrusted. Incised line around top edge, otherwise plain.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XIV, tomb of Akhratan, under N.E. corner, NE 3.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan, 353–340 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.1001

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits