Inscribed jasper votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NE corner of pyramid III, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .019 W. .012

Accession Number

20.613

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular jasper votive tablet, inscribed on one side only.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), NE foundation deposit. 1917: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition