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Beryl votive tablet

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Rectangular amazonite votive tablet; inscribed.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malowiebamani), northeast foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani, 463–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 1 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-774

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits