Offering table



Accession Number
EC377
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Religious or cult object, Offering table (ḥtp)
Material
Stone/minerals (Sandstone)
Provenance
Nubia, Meroe, Tomb 362
Measurements
Height: 295mm | Width: 290mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Stone square/hetep shaped offering table from tomb 362 at Meroe. Traces of a Meroitic inscription.

Bibliography

Garstang, John (1911) Meroë, the city of the Ethiopians: being an account of a first season's excavations on the site, 1909–1910. Oxford: Clarendon Press. [p. 77, pl. LIX.4]

Other Identity
362 (written on side in large black ink)
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Excavation Details

Excavated by John Garstang in tomb 362 at Meroe in 1910.

Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 13 Aug 2022

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