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Tablet from a foundation deposit

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid III, NE foundation deposit

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 3.8 x 2.9 x 1 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.609

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular, blue faience tablet with a cartouche on one side.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3, NE foundation deposit. 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