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Inscribed quartz votive tablet

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Rectangular quartz votive tablet, inscribed on one side with a cartouche.


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. .023 W. .012

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits