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Foot of a cup

Foot of a cup.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. S.), Tomb 118. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 698–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. S.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12113

Medium or Technique

Trabertine (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels