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Inscribed alabaster votive tablet

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Alabaster rectangular votive tablet. Inscribed on one side with the name of Aspelta; one corner slightly battered.

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: From N. W. corner , foundation deposit of Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .026 W. .014 TH. .007

Accession Number

20.682

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits