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Tomb relief fragment

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This fragment depicts a scene in sunk relief and text in raised relief. It is probably part of an offering table, and has two depressed offering areas with offering loaves depicted.


From Meroe, Beg. NIII. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Meroe, Sudan

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief