Inscribed votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, pyramid XX, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.046 W. 0.023+

Accession Number

20.765

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Alabaster rectangular votive tablet; Inscribed with name of King Atlanersa.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: 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.

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyramid XX, the tomb of Atlanersa; foundation deposit.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition