Inscribed red jasper tablet
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, northwest foundation deposit
Overall: 2.7 x 1.4 x 0.6cm (1 1/16 x 9/16 x 1/4in.)
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Red jasper tablet; inscribed on one side with the cartouche of Aspelta; from a foundation deposit.
From Nuri, pyramid VIII (Aspelta), northwest foundation deposit. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition