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Inscribed green beryl tablet

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Green amazonite; inscribed on one side; from a foundation deposit.


Found under 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, about 643–623 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan


Overall: 2.4 x 1.3 cm (15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Green amazonite


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits