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Fragment of an offering table

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 51

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 7.5 x 7.4 x 2.7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 15/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2576

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Altar fragment with a raised relief design of a basket containing food.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 51. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition