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Tablet

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Undecorated, rectangular tablet; packed with 17-4-830.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XII (Aman-nete-yerike), northeast 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 Aman–nete–yerike, 431–405 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-4-828

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits