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Inscribed alabaster votive tablet

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Alabaster rectangular votive tablet; inscriptions on one side, first inked and then incised.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: Found under the N. W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, the Tomb of Queen Nasalsa.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, Queen Nasalsa 643–623 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .026 W. .013

Accession Number

20.620

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits