Inscribed votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, pyramid XX, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.046 W. 0.023+

Accession Number

20.765

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Alabaster rectangular votive tablet; Inscribed with name of King Atlanersa.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyramid XX, the tomb of Atlanersa; foundation deposit.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition