William Niven Tablets from the Peabody Museum at Harvard Part 3

I was made aware the Peabody Museum at Harvard University was holding a number of the ‘tablet‘ discoveries of William Niven from the Valley of Mexico. I have obtained permission to include images of three unnumbered ‘tablets‘ in the My-Mu.com blog.

Incised stone tablet (modern forgery). (c) President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, PM# 28-1-20/C10585.2 (digital file # 45090035).

Incised stone tablet (modern forgery). (c) President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, PM# 28-1-20/C10585.2 (digital file # 45090035).

The catalog description reads:

28-1-20/C10585.1
Inventory Description: Ground stone, architectural element, rectangular with perforated knob at top, highly porous conglomerate?, carved anthropomorphic facial features & arms, remnants of red pigment, burnt

Please note the image is protected by copyright by The Peabody Museum at Harvard University

Another with a mounting hole…

One response to “William Niven Tablets from the Peabody Museum at Harvard Part 3

  1. OMG, that looks like a prototype for the ‘board’ in the game Operation!