Plaque from a foundation deposit

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Temple of Wadjet

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.5 x .9 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.727

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Gold plaque with intaglio cartouche.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in the temple of Wadjet, Tell Nabasha; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription