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Offering tray with lion handles

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Tomb 4

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter 98.8 cm height [blank]

Accession Number

21.11764

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large bronze offering tray with a raised center, elaborate beaded edge, and raised, lion-shaped handles. Inscription around rim now destroyed.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, pyramid 4. (tomb of Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition