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Inscribed faience votive tablet

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Blue-green glazed rectangular faience tablet; inscribed. Broken and repaired.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXV (Malataral II), northwest 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 Amani–natake–lebte, 538–519 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 7 x 3.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1094

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits