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Sarcophagus inlays

Sixty-one inlays and fragments with feather patterns from the sarcophagus of Amaniastabarqa.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid II (Amaniastabarqa). 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 Amaniastabarqa, 510–487 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 6.1 x 2.5 x 0.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-105

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi