Inscribed faience votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXV, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length x width: 7 x 3.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1094

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Blue-green glazed rectangular faience tablet; inscribed. Broken and repaired.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXV (Malataral II), northwest foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition