Offering table

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Teqerideamani
A.D. 90–114


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 38.5 x 8 x 49 cm (15 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.872

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Rectangular with spout. Bordering Meroitic inscription. In field crude relief scene: Nephthys and Anubis pouring libations on a table. (tomb of King Teqerideamani).

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. Beg. N 28. 1923: 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