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Nine tablets of various stones

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Rectangular tablets of materials as follows:- A, bronze; B, lapis lazuli; C, alabaster; D, gold; E, lapis lazuli; F, carnelian; G, jasper; H, amazonite; I, faience. From a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Pyramid II, "SE" deposit.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

21.866a-i

Medium or Technique

Bronze, lapis lazuli, alabaster, gold, carnelian, jasper, amazonite, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits