Pierced faience votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani
463–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXII, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length x width: 13.7 x 2.7 cm (5 3/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1360

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular faience votive tablet, uninscribed and undecorated. Pierced twice, broken and repaired.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXII (Akhrasen), northwest 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