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Fragments of a lotus cup

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Six fragments of a cup decorated with a painted black lotus pattern.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Tum. 1. 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. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 860–840 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (sudan)

Dimensions

Approximate Height x diameter: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2235

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels