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Offering table(?) fragment

This offering table(?) fragment has two parallel sides. The stone is coarse-grained alabaster.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, No field number given. 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)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 4.5 cm (1 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1172c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture