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Insribed offering table

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Rectangular with spout. Bordering Meroitic inscription. In field, beneath 8 discs, incised scene: Nephthys and Anubis pouring libations on altar with fruits and flowers.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. W XIX. [Excav. date] Jan. 1, 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 37.8 x 37 cm (14 7/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.873

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects