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Fragment of a cup

Fragment of a cup, red ware, white slip, wheel made, upper part rubbed, lower part hand shaped.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 18. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date June 12, 2008)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan-Meroitic,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.4 x 8.6 cm (3 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3519

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels