Tablets

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XV

Accession Number

20.2547

Medium or Technique

Bronze, lapis lazuli, jasper, gold, paste

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Seven tablets: two bronze, one lapis lazuli, one jasper, two gold, one gray stone. Five fragments of white paste.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XV (Nastasen). 1920: 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