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Cup

Five fragments of cup, fine red brown ware. Wheel-made, buff surface, painted outside in a design with red, white, and green, also inside rim.

Provenance

From Meroe NLVIII. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: August 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3330

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels