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Faience votive cartouche

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Four faience fragments of a votive double-cartouche. Inscribed with black paint. Two of the fragments are blue glazed and belong to one object; the other two fragments are green glazed and belong to the same object, but a different object than the two blue faience fragments.


From Nuri, pyramid VI, southeast. 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 Anlamani, 632–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits