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Blue-gray stone inlays

Many blue-gray stone inlays; discrepancy in register concerning number of and medium (glass paste is listed) of these objects.


From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), V, debris in E2. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Slate (?)


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi