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Cup

Tiny cup, red brown ware, black with under-baking (?), straw-marking, hand-made, in fragments and incomplete.

Provenance

From Meroe,W852 (floor). 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 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.3296

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels