Inscribed alabaster votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
Queen Nasalsa 643–623 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NW corner of pyramid XXIV, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .026 W. .013

Accession Number

20.620

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Alabaster rectangular votive tablet; inscriptions on one side, first inked and then incised.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found under the N. W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, the Tomb of Queen Nasalsa.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition