Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Founr Beg. N 34, but thought from Beg. N 19
Overall: 9.5 x 47 x 53 cm (3 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.)
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This is a ferricrete sandstone offering table slab with bordering Meroitic, cursive inscriptions in the name of King Aritenyesbokhe, including names of the mother and father. 175 - 190 A.D.
Meroe, found Beg. N 34, but thought to be from Beg. N 19. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition