Faience votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 10, southwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 5.5 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-731

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Blue-green glazed faience votive tablet. Uninscribed and undecorated, but has an impression on the top side.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 10 (Amani-natake-lebte), southwest foundation deposit. 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