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Inscribed alabaster tablet

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Rectangular alabaster votive tablet, inscribed with the name of Amtalqa on one side.

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: .033 W. .015

Accession Number

20.422

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits