Travertine tablet with incised cartouche

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 1.5cm (1 1/8 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1157

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular tablet with an incised cartouche on one side.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), northwest foundation deposit. 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