Rectangular tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXV, northeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 1.7cm (1 3/16 x 11/16in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1079

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular, undecorated tablet from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXV (Maletaral II), northeast 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