Offering table of King Aspelta
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid VIII
Height x width: 88 x 65.5 cm (34 5/8 x 25 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Porphyry. Rectangular with projecting rectangular chanelled drain. Bordering hieroglyphic inscription. In the field in relief, “Hetep” and offerings.
From Nuri, pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta). 1916-18: 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition