Offering table of Queen Khensa
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kurru 4
Overall: 37.3 x 39.5 x 12.8 cm (14 11/16 x 15 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Offering table fragments in 8 pieces, joined. Inscribed “the King’s wife and the royal daughter”. Cartouche begins “Khennsa”. Has offerings sculpted in high relief in center. 80% complete. See granite offering table of Queen Khensa in Volume Kurru, page 37, Figure 11K.
From Sudan, el-Kurru, Ku 4. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition