Fragment of inscribed slab

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gammai, Mound T, debris

Dimensions

Height x width: 27.5 x 18.5 cm (10 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.383

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

This fragment of a sandstone stele contains a portion of five horizontal lines of incised Meroitic cursive text.

Provenance

From Gammai: Mound T, debris.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates