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Foundation deposit, cups

Four cups. Foundation deposits. One mended but incomplete, the others are fragments.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XXVII, tomb of Queen Madiken, NW corner.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Queen Madiken, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.7 x 4.2 cm (1 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1098

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits