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Lotiform cup

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Alabaster lotiform cup; hole in base for stem dowel, which is missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 72. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebtika, 698–690 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.1 x 9.4 cm (4 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2783

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels