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Votive cartouche of Anlamani

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Light-blue faience votive cartouche of Anlamani; slightly damaged; name on one side only; broken in two, but complete.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) 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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .056 W. .029

Accession Number

20.631

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits