Silver votive tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NW corner of pyramid VIII, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .028 W. .012 TH. .003

Accession Number

20.691

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Silver rectangular votive tablet; inscribed on one side with name of Aspelta; stained with corroded bronze.

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 N. W. cornerof Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta; foundation deposit: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