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Silver or lead (?) tablet

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A small rectangular tablet; unmarked; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 47 (Queen unknown), northwest foundation deposit. 1918: 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, reign of Amanastabarqa, 510–487 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 1.5 x 0.4cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

18-2-512

Medium or Technique

Silver or lead

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits