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Tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani (?)
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXI, room B

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 2.4 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm (15/16 x 5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-694

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular, undecorated tablet.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXI, room B. 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