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Drinking Cup

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1900–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt and Sudan, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 2, Grave 115, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1911–1912
Medium:
Polished black ware with traces of white filling.
Dimensions:
h. 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in); diam. 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.125.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by F. Ll. Griffith during his 1911-1912 season at Gebel Faras. Ceded to Griffith in the division of finds. Sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Griffith, 1913.

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