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Tall cup

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This is one of four tall cups (plus fragments of fifth) that were found together. Red ware, coarse, straw-marked, uneven, broken, red-washed rim.

Provenance

From Meroe W486. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: August 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3212

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels