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Sarcophagus inlays

Four amazonite, one jasper, and three slate inlays from the sarcophagus of Siaspiqa (object regiser records only two amazonite and two slate inlays).


From Nuri, pyramid IV (Siaspiqa), 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 Siaspiqa, 487–468 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Jasper, amazonite, slate


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi