Offering table fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 5(3)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 3.8 x 4.7cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/8in.)

Accession Number

20.1172b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This offering table fragment consists of two parallel plain flat surfaces joined by a plain curved surface. The stone is coarse-grained alabaster.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 5(3). 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition