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Rectangular with spout. Bordering Meroitic inscription. In field crude relief scene: Nephthys and Anubis pouring libations on a table. (tomb of King Teqerideamani).

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. Beg. N 28. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 38.5 x 8 x 49 cm (15 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.872

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects