Offering table

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. W 119

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 45.7 x 39.4 x 10.2 cm (18 x 15 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-578

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Meroitic inscription around rim. Interior decorated with Anubis and Nepthys making libations. Projecting chanel broken off.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe Beg. W 119

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition