Blue faience tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
487–405 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begrawiya West, Meroe, 466

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 2.1 x 0.7cm (13/16 x 13/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-3-679e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Blue-glazed faience tablet; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Begrawiya West 466. 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