Beryl tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
643–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begrawiya West, Meroe, 469

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1 x 0.2cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-672h

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Amazonite tablet from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Begrawiya West 469. March, 1923: 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