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Offering table of Queen Henutirdis

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Rectangular offering table with hotep-shaped spout. Hieroglyphic inscription in border including cartouche of a Queen HENUT-IRDIS. Geese and other offerings in relief. From Nuri.

Provenance

From Nuri 34. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Harsiotef, 397–362 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 43.5 x 12 cm (15 3/8 x 17 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.3233

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects