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Bronze tablet with attached beads

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A corroded bronze votive tablet; faience ring beads from 17-4-1295 adhere to the surface of the tablet.


From Nuri, pyramid XXIX (Pi'ankhqewqa), northwest foundation deposit. 1917: 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, probably Siaspiqa 487–468 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Length x width: 3.0 x 1.5 cm (1 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze, faience


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits