Bronze tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII, northeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 1.3cm (1 1/4 x 1/2in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1227

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

A corroded bronze tablet; rectangular; unmarked; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), northeast foundation deposit. 1917: 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