Tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
570 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .020 W. .010 TH. .002

Accession Number

20.688

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Gold; inscribed on one side with name of Aspalta.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: From N. W. corner deposit of Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition