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Straight-sided cup

This cup is fashioned of a dark redware fabric. It has a rounded base with a slight point, straight sides that narrow towards the top, and a straight rim. It has been treated with a red wash. It is broken with some pieces missing.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 30 (tomb of a queen?). 1917-1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: August 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani (?), 519–510 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.4473

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits