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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Nubian
Creator Name-CRT: C-Group; From Faras, Lower Nubia, grave 110, Griffith excavations
Title: Drinking Cup
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 0
Creation End Date: 2
Creation Date: ca. 1900?1550 B.C.
Creation Place: C-Group; From Faras, Lower Nubia, grave 110, Griffith excavations
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Polished black ware with decoration filled with white pigment
Dimensions: H. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm), Diam. 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
Description: This handmade cup was smoothed inside with the fingers, and the outer surface burnished with a smooth pebble. The rim decoration consists of two rings of impressed triangles filled with white pigment, creating a pattern of raised black lozenges. Below, a series of triangles and lozenges are filled with short hatched lines that are enhanced with white pigment.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 13.125.28A
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
AMICA ID: MMA_.13.125.28A
AMICA Library Year: 2002
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