Plaque with double cartouche of Anlamani

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, S. E. corner of Pyramid 6, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.3 x 4.5 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.628

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Blue faience double cartouche of King Anlamani, with the feathers of Ma’at surmounting each name; hieroglyphs and details are incised and colored; broken in two, but complete. Small chip missing from right side. See also 20.626-20.630

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, pyramid 6, (tomb of Anlamani), S.W. foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition