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Offering table with Nephthys and Anubis

Offering table with Meroitic inscription around the edge. Center panel shows Nephthys and Anubis standing and facing a table of offerings. Anubis stands on the right, and Nephthys, pouring a libation, stands on the left.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg.) N 28, chamber B. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, March 26, 1921; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Teqerideamani, A.D. 90–114

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia, Sudan

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

55.7 x 45.8 x 11 cm (21 15/16 x 18 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11939

Medium or Technique

Stone; Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects