Inscribed lead tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka (Amtalqa)
568–555 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, SW corner of Pyramid IX , Tomb of Amtalqa

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 3.2 cm (9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.415

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Inscribed on one side with name of Amtalqa; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

Found under the S.W. corner of Pyramid IX at Nuri, the Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa). 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