Faience tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amanastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 50, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.9 x 0.6cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

18-1-18

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

A small blue fragment cast from a larger piece of faience from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 50 (A Queen), northwest foundation deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition