Tablet

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .03 W. .015

Accession Number

20.414

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Gold; inscribed on one side with name of Amtalqa.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa). 1917: 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.

Findspot Information: Found under the S.W. corner of Pyramid IX at Nuri, the Tomb of Amtalqa.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition