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Incised fragment of an offering slab

Blue faience fragment of an offering slab; engravings depict offerings (food).

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid XXI (unknown queen), enclosure around chapel. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C. (?)

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 15.7 x 15.0 x 2.3 cm (6 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-311

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment