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Small cup

Faience; blue glaze; badly broken, pieced together; pieces missing. Incised line around rim.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid IX, tomb of Aramatelka, S.W. corner deposit, SW 34.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.1000

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits