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Double cartouche plaque of Anlamani

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Blue-glazed faience foundation deposit plaque. Double cartouche, with feathers of Ma'at surmounting each name; hieroglyphics and details incised and colored black. See also 20.626-20.630


From Nubia (Sudan) 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

Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: H. .073 W. .043

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits