Beryl rectangular tablet

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 0.9 x 0.4cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

18-1-16

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Amazonite rectangular tablet from a foundation deposit.

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