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Offering table with Nephthys and Anubis

Meroitic Period, reign of Teqerideamani
A.D. 90–114

Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. N 28; Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), Tomb Beg. N 28


55.7 x 45.8 x 11 cm (21 15/16 x 18 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stone; Sandstone

Out on Loan

On display at Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, since November 30, 1998


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects

Offering table with Meroitic inscription around the edge. Center panel shows Nephthys and Anubis standing and facing a table of offerings. Anubis stands on the right, and Nephthys, pouring a libation, stands on the left.


From Meroe (Beg.) N 28, chamber B. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, March 26, 1921; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition