Gold votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan
353–340 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.3 x 1.5 cm (7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-920

Medium or Technique

Gold Sheet

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Thin, rectangular sheet of gold. Votive offering from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIV (Akhratan), northeast 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