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Fragment of inscribed slab

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This fragment of a sandstone stele contains a portion of five horizontal lines of incised Meroitic cursive text.

Provenance

From Gammai: Mound T, debris.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 27.5 x 18.5 cm (10 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.383

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele