Steatite votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani
463–435 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.3 x 1.3 cm (7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-760

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular steatite votive tablet; uninsribed and undecorated.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malowiebamani), 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