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Cup

Small squat jar, square shouldered straight side, low necked. Polished red ware. Broken.

Provenance

From Meroe, W284 debris. 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 25, 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: 7.5 x 9.2 cm (2 15/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3263

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels