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Incised semi-circular votive

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Alabaster semi-circular votive; incised on one side with seven horizontal lines. Broken and mended.


From Nubia, Nuri. Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa). 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. Findspot Information: Found under the S.W. corner of Pyramid 9 at Nuri, the Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka (Amtalqa), 568–555 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: Length: .039 W. .019

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits