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Sarcophagus inlay

One amazonite inlay from the sarcophagus of Irike-Amanote.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XII (Irike-Amanote), 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 Irike–Amanote, 431–405 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-435

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi