Lapis lazuli votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 10, southwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2.5 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-747

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular lapis votive tabletl; uninscribed and undecorated.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 10 (Amani-natake-lebte), southwest foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition