Cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malewiebamani
463–435 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 5 x 1cm (3 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

17-4-776

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Faience cartouche from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malewiebamani), northeast foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition