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Cup with lid

Beaten gold; heavy; no decoration.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, pyramid 11 (tomb of Malowiebamani). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Malewiyab-Aman (Pyramid 11 at Nuri), February 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani, 463–435 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.298

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels