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Sarcophagus inlays

Numerous inlays from the sarcophagus of Aramatelka.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid IX (Aramatelka), room C. 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 Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Lengths: 1.4--4.3 cm (9/16--1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-408

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, stone, red jasper, slate, sandstone, serpentine, stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi