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Alabaster votive tablet

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Rectangular alabaster votive tablet, uninscribed and undecorated.


From Nuri pyramid 50 (A Queen), 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

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

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Length x width x thickness: 1.3 x 1.0 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits