Blue faience tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 52, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.9 x 0.5cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

18-1-202

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

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

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 52, 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