Inscribed green beryl tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 643–623 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NW corner of Pyramid XXIV, tomb of Nansals

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 1.3 cm (15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.619

Medium or Technique

Green amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Green amazonite; inscribed on one side; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

Found under N.W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, the tomb of Queen Nasalsa.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition