Beryl tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Begrawiya West, Meroe, 477; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.1 x 0.8cm (9/16 x 7/16 x 5/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-684h

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Amazonite tablet; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Begrawiya West 477. March, 1923: 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