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Five-sided beryl inlay

One arrow-shaped green inlay (five-sided); discrepancy in the register concerning number (there should be two of these objects) and medium (listed as glass paste).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), V, from debris in E3. 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

16-12-164

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi