About this object

Pottery cup. Fine buff ware, painted red on the outside and over the rim. Broken and mended.
From Meroitic cemetery, no. 1-1028-3.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Meroitic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Faras
  • Date made
    300 BC - 400 AD
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of The Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh
  • Collector
    Oxford University Expedition to Nubia
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Faras
  • Date collected
    1912
  • Measurements
    78 mm x 80 mm
  • Related people
    Oxford University Expedition to Nubia ( Collector, previous owner); The Royal Scottish Museum ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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