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Pottery cup with characteristic (Nubian) Pan-Grave decoration: vertical incisions and a double-rope border around the rim, horizontal lines on the body. Bottom slightly pointed. Part broken off and missing.

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for 2 shillings. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Old Kingdom to Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 6–13, 2323–1640 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.2 x 8.8 cm (4 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1615

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels