Tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
570 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 8

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .020 W. .010 TH. .002

Accession Number

20.688

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Gold; inscribed on one side with name of Aspalta.

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. corner deposit of Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition