Fragment of an altar
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 18 (Shebitku)
Length x thickness: 18 x 3.1 cm (7 1/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of an altar with carved details, including hieroglyphs and offerings.
From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (Shebitku). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition