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Offering table of Queen Khensa

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Offering table inscribed in hieroglyphs around the entire surface of the top edge. The name of Queen Khensa is written in two cartouches near the spout. and Bibliography.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 4. 1919: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall:

Accession Number

19.3052

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects