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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.

Provenance

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)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-12-166

Medium or Technique

Slate (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi