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Cup

Cup. Faience, blue glaze, inscribed on one side with name of Aspalta. Broken.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid VIII, Tomb of Aspelta (Throne name: Ra-mer-ka), NW corner, NW 50. Kings of Nubia 590-570 B.C.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.1030

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits