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Lapis votive tablet

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Lapis-lazuli rectangular votive tablet; inscribed on one side with name of Anlamani. Corner and back chipped.


From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: May 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: H. .031 W. .015

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits