Blue faience cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII, northeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 3.3 x 1cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1224

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

A rectangular blue faience cartouche with an inscription.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), northeast foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition