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Inlay fragment

Rectangular inlay fragment of lapis lazuli.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 61 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1918: 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 Tanwetamani–Atlanersa, 664–643 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-4-525

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments