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Lapis tablet; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Begrawiya West 469. March, 1923: 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, 643–542 B.C.

Findspot

Begrawiya West, Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.6 x 0.2cm (3/8 x 3/16 x 1/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-675j

Medium or Technique

Lapis

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits