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Incised fragment of an offering slab

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C. (?)


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 21, enclosure around the chapel

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 15.7 x 15.0 x 2.3 cm (6 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-311

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Blue faience fragment of an offering slab; engravings depict offerings (food).

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid XXI (unknown queen), enclosure around chapel. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition