Lapis votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan, reign of Akharitene (Akhratan)
353–340 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.3 x 1.1 cm (7/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-937

Medium or Technique

Lapis Lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular lapis votive tablet, uninscribed and undecorated.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIV (Akhratan), northeast 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