Offering table of Prince Tedeken

Nubian
Meroitic Period
200–100 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W, pyramid XIX

Dimensions

Overall: 37.8 x 37 cm (14 7/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.873

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Rectangular with spout. Bordering Meroitic inscription. In field, beneath 8 discs, incised scene: Nephthys and Anubis pouring libations on altar with fruits and flowers.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), Pyr. W 19. 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