Carved slate votive tablet

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


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.5 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-780

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Slate votive tablet, started to be carved at the sides.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malowiebamani), 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