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Small hemispherical cup with pointed base

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This cup has possible traces of a white wash.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 2 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 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 Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 5.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4390

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels