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Coffin inlays

Four perfect inlays - 3 amazonite, one slate.


From Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 8 (Aspelta), Room C. 1918: 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 Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Amazonite, slate


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi