Stele of King Aspelta
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 8
Height: 134 cm (52 3/4 in.)
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Porphyry funerary stele of King Aspalta. Round topped with winged disc. Scene of king offering to Osiris attended by Isis and Anubis. Below are 22 lines of inscription. Bottom left corner missing.
From Nuri, pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta). 1916-1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition