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Offering table with Nephthys and Anubis

Nubian
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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.11939

Medium or Technique

Stone; Sandstone

Out on Loan

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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.

Provenance

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