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Cup from a foundation deposit

Faience; light blue glaze; slightly incrusted; name of the Queen inscribed on one side at top. Incised line around rim.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: Found under S.W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, March 1918.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.993

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits