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Cup

Large cup (or small bowl), uneven, edge chipped, black ware, red wash outside, black in side, straw-marked

Provenance

From Meroe W486 no. 8. 1923: 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 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.3215

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels