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Straight-sided cup

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This cup has straight sides that flare outwards to a straight, unworked rim. The base is rounded.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 7 (tomb of a Karkamani), NE foundation deposit. 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 Karkamani (?), 519–510 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 7.6 cm (2 11/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

20.4454

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits