Incised rectangular tablet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Temple of Wadjet

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 3.3cm (2 5/8 x 1 5/16in.)

Accession Number

87.547

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Light blue-green glaze; Incised cartouches of Amasis II; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in the temple of Wadjet, Tell Nabasha; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription