Offering table

Egyptian


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. W 129

Dimensions

Approximately 40 x 40 cm, and 10 cm thick

Accession Number

22-2-229

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Hetep shape. Border has Meroitic inscription in sunk relief. Interior decoration is of Anubis and Nepthys pouring libations onto offering altar/table.
Left side worn, gouge near Anubis’s feet. Spout broken off.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe Beg. W 129

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition