Inscribed faience votive tablet

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


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .046 W. .025 TH. .012

Accession Number

20.618

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular faience votive tablet, greenish-blue glaze; inscribed on one side only.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: 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 N.W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, the tomb of Queen Nasalsa, November 1916.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition