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Agate cup

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Agate cup with brown and white veins.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy)–Taharqa, 743–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.5 x 7.3 cm (1 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.300a-b

Medium or Technique

Agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels