Rectangular tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.4cm (13/16 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1159

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular, undecorated tablet from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), northwest 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