Inscribed lapis 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. .02 W. .01

Accession Number

20.614

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Lapis-lazuli rectangular votive tablet; name incised on one side only; broken and mended. One corner chipped.

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