Rectangular tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1cm (5/8 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1201

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 XXVII (Madiken), 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