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Decorated cup

Cup, decorated with trees and lotus flowers, one chip missing from rim.

Provenance

From Aniba, tomb G 754. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum. (Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange

Nubian, Late Meroitic Period, 1st–3rd century

Findspot

Aniba, Nubia (Egypt)

Accession Number

1991.1147

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels