Plaque with cartouche of King Anlamani

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, S. E. corner of Pyramid 6, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .031 W. .015

Accession Number

20.635

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Out on Loan

On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Lapis-lazuli rectangular votive tablet; inscribed on one side with name of Anlamani. Corner and back chipped.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 1917: 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: May 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition