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Cup

Cup. Faience; light blue-green glaze; incised line around rim, flat bottom, irregular, chip out of rim.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, N.E. corner of Pyramid XIV, Tomb of Akhrathan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.1009

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits