Rectangular tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Analmaaye
542–538 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVIII, southeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.9cm (1/2 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

17-4-970

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular, undecorated tablet from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVIII (Analmaaye), southeast 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