Alabaster votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan
353–340 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XIV, northeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.8 x 1.3 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-926

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Alabaster rectangular votive tablet; undecorated and uninscribed.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIV (Akhratan), northeast foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition