Faience votive cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI, southeast

Accession Number

17-4-1836

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Four faience fragments of a votive double-cartouche. Inscribed with black paint. Two of the fragments are blue glazed and belong to one object; the other two fragments are green glazed and belong to the same object, but a different object than the two blue faience fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI, southeast. 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