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Cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 700 B, southeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1066

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Blue faience tablet inscribed with a cartouche.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B700, southeast foundation deposit. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition