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Offering slab

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Meroitic inscription around rim. Interior decorated with offering vases. Projecting spout on slab.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. W 142:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Beg. W 142, Meroe, Sudan

Accession Number

22-2-305

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects