Incised semi-circular votive

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka (Amtalqa)
568–555 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, SW corner of pyramid IX, the tomb of Amtalqa

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .039 W. .019

Accession Number

20.423

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Alabaster semi-circular votive; incised on one side with seven horizontal lines. Broken and mended.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: Found under the S.W. corner of Pyramid 9 at Nuri, the Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition