Banded plaquette with a hieroglyphic base
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru
Overall: 1.2 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm (1/2 x 1 3/4 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Rectangular. Inscribed with hieroglyphic characters on one face.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 51 (tomb of an unidentified queen of Piankhy). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition