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Drinking Cup

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1900–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt and Sudan, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 2, R, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1911–1912
Medium:
Polished black ware with decoration filled with white pigment
Dimensions:
h. 9 cm (3 9/16 in); diam. 14 cm (5 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.125.27
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.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 39, fig. 18.

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