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Cartouche

Blue faience tablet inscribed with a cartouche.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B700, southeast foundation deposit. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa, 653–643 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.1066

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits