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Cup

Cup. Faience; blue glaze; inscribed on one side with cartouch; broken and mended; piece missing; incised line around rim.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid VIII, tomb of Aspelta, NW corner, NW 41.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of King Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.1027

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits