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Alabaster votive tablet of Anlamani

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Alabaster rectangular votive tablet; inscribed on one side with name of Anlamani. Traces of black paint preliminary to incision.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 1917: 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. (Accession date: May 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .032 W. .015

Accession Number

20.637

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits