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Sarcophagus inlays

Twenty-six feather-shaped inlays.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid IX (Aramatelka), dump. 1918: 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 Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-2-616

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi