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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .039 W. .019

Accession Number

20.423

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits