Silver or lead (?) tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amanastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 47, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 1.5 x 0.4cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

18-2-512

Medium or Technique

Silver or lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

A small rectangular tablet; unmarked; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 47 (Queen unknown), northwest foundation deposit. 1918: 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