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Offering slab

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Hetep shape. Border has Meroitic inscription in sunk relief. Interior decoration is of Anubis and Nepthys pouring libations onto offering altar/table. Left side worn, gouge near Anubis's feet. Spout broken off and missing.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe Beg. W 129

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Beg. W 129, Meroe, Sudan

Dimensions

Approximately 40 x 40 cm, and 10 cm thick

Accession Number

22-2-229

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects