Beryl rectangular tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXX, southwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 1.4cm (11/16 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1319

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

A small rectangular tablet; unmarked; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), southwest foundation deposit. 1917: 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