Plaque with double cartouche of Anlamani

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


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .073 W. .043

Accession Number

20.629

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Blue-glazed faience foundation deposit plaque. Double cartouche, with feathers of Ma’at surmounting each name; hieroglyphics and details incised and colored black. See also 20.626-20.630

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, pyramid 6, (tomb of Anlamani). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: May 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition