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Silver votive tablet

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Silver rectangular votive tablet; inscribed on one side with name of Aspelta; stained with corroded bronze.

Provenance

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: From N. W. cornerof Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta; foundation deposit:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .028 W. .012 TH. .003

Accession Number

20.691

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits