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Offering table of prince Tedeqen

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Red granite basin with torus and cavetto molding and frontal lion's head carved in relief at the center of of one long side.

Provenance

From Meroe, West Cemetery, Pyramid 19 (Tomb of Prince Tedeqen). 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, 190–90 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. W), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 53.5 cm W. 40 cm height 20 cm

Accession Number

23.1474

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

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