Offering table

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Tomb 34

Dimensions

Length x width: 50 x 45 x 21 cm (19 11/16 x 17 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-444

Medium or Technique

sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Inscribed offering table showing bread and fowl

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, found in pyramid 34 (Queen Henutirdis), stairway in thieves' debris. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition