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Sarcophagus inlay

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XX (Atlanersa), thieves' hole. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa, 653–643 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-1-797

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi