Faience votive cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period, reigns of Alamani or Aspelta
632–568 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 x 2.7 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-615

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Glazed faience votive cartouche, broken in two but repaired.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIV (Nasalsa), northeast foundation deposit. 1918: 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