Bronze tablet with attached beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
probably Siaspiqa 487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIX, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length x width: 3.0 x 1.5 cm (1 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1297

Medium or Technique

Bronze, faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

A corroded bronze votive tablet; faience ring beads from 17-4-1295 adhere to the surface of the tablet.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIX (Pi'ankhqewqa), northwest 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