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Cup with stand

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This is a small cup with integrated stand fashioned of a red clay fabric. The upper, functional portion is a small hemispherical bowl/cup element. It is supported by a bulky, solid base that splays out at the bottom, creating an overall concave profile for this vessel. There are possible traces...

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Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 29 (tomb of Queen(?) Piankhqew-qa). 1917-1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: August 21, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa, 487–468 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 7.2 cm (4 1/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4447

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels