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Sarcophagus inlay

Slate inlay, possibly part of a hawk's eye, from the sarcophagus of Anlamani.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI (Anlamani), room A. 1917: 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 Anlamani, 632–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 7 x 5.2 x 1.2 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-745

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi