Inscribed tablet

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NE corner of Pyramid III, tomb of Senkamanisken

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 1.1 cm (7/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.615

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) ?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Name incised on one side only; from a foundation deposit.

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