Inscribed silver tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 643–623 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NW corner of pyramid XXIV, tomb of Nasalsa

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 1 cm (1 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.624

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Silver; inscribed on one side; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

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