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Fragment of a cup

Fragment of a cup, hand made, roughly incised design on exterior, greenish surface.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 160. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 712–690 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

7.0 x 12.7 cm (2 3/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

21.12220

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels