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Offering table fragment

This offering table fragment consists of two parallel plane faces. Part of a well-cut vertical inscription is preserved in 2 columns divided by a vertical line. The heiroglyphs include 'Re' and fragments of two other signs. The stone is coarse-grained alabaster.

Inscription

a nw (?)

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

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1172a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture