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Inscribed lapis votive tablet

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Lapis-lazuli rectangular votive tablet. Inscribed on one side; hole through one end. Broken but complete.


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 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


Legacy dimension: H. .016 W. .007

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits