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Silver chalice

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Fragments of two-handled silver chalice on foot, punched dot inscription in Greek on underside of base.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 106. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, A.D. 90–246

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

7.4 x 5.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.876

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels