Cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Analmaaye
542–538 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVIII, southeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 3.2 x 0.7cm (2 15/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

17-4-968

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular tablet with an incised cartouche on one side; in two pieces.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVIII (Analmaaye), southeast 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