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Meroitic inscription around rim. Interior decorated with Anubis and Nepthys making libations. Projecting chanel broken off.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe Beg. W 119

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Beg. W 119, Meroe, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 45.7 x 39.4 x 10.2 cm (18 x 15 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-578

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects