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Cartouche

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Rectangular tablet with an incised cartouche on one side; in two pieces.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVIII (Analmaaye), southeast 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 Analmaaye, 542–538 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 3.2 x 0.7cm (2 15/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

17-4-968

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits