Faience double cartouche of Aspelta
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, northwest foundation deposit
Height x width x thickness: 7.3 x 4.5 x 0.07 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
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Blue faience double cartouche inscribed with two names of King Aspelta, each surmounted by the double feathers of Ma’at and a sundisk, and each standing on an “nb” sign. Broken but repaired; complete.
From Nuri, pyramid VIII, northwest foundation deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition