Inscribed faience tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
570 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NW corner depost of pyramid VII, tomb of Aspelta

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 7.1 x 1.8 cm (1 1/2 x 2 13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.678

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Faience; pale blue glaze inscribed on one side with name and titles of King Aspalta, small chip off edge; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From N. W. corner deposit of Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition