Plaque with double cartouche of King Anlamani

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

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


Legacy dimension: H. .073 W. .044

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Out on Loan

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


The Ancient World


Foundation deposits

Blue-glazed faience foundation deposit plaque. Double cartouche featuring the feathers of Ma’at surmounting each name; details on one side only; broken in two but practically complete. Black color in incisions. See also 20.626-20.630


From Nubia (Sudan) 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)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition