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Sarcophagus inlays

Two feather-shaped amazonite inlays and one feather-shaped slate inlay from the sarcophagus of Harsiyotef.


From Nuri, pyramid XIII (Harsiyotef), 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 Harsiyotef, 404–369 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Amazonite, slate


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi