Faience votive cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period
probably Siaspiqa 487–468 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 5.0 x 2.0 cm (1 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1294

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Blue faience votive in the shape of a cartouche. Inscribed.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIX (Pi'ankhqewqa), northwest foundation deposit. 1917: 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