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Tall cup fragments

This group of fragments are from a tall cup that was excavated with four complete vessels of similar type. Red ware, coarse, straw-marked, uneven, broken, red-washed rim.

Provenance

From Meroe W486. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: August 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.3234

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels