Alabaster votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 50, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.5 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-12

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular alabaster votive tablet, uninscribed and undecorated.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 50 (A Queen), northwest foundation deposit. 1918; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition