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Travertine votive tablet

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Rectangular, undecorated tablet.


From Nuri, pyramid XXXII (Akhrasen), 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 Malowiebamani, 463–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Length x width: 1.5 x 1 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Rectangular travertine (Eyptian alabaster) votive tablet, uninscribed and undecorated d


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits