Offering table of Queen Henutirdis

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Harsiotef
397–362 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri 34

Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 43.5 x 12 cm (15 3/8 x 17 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.3233

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Rectangular offering table with hotep-shaped spout. Hieroglyphic inscription in border including cartouche of a Queen HENUT-IRDIS. Geese and other offerings in relief. From Nuri.

Provenance

From Nuri 34. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition